Tarsus forms an administrative district in the eastern part of the Mersin Province and lies in the core of Çukurova region. With a history going back over 6,000 years, Tarsus has long been an important stop for traders and a focal point of many civilizations. During the Roman Empire, Tarsus was the capital of the province of Cilicia.
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Locatit on the mooth o the Tarsus Çay (Cydnus), which empties intae the Mediterranean Sea, Tarsus is a junction point o land an sea routes connectin the Cilicie plain (the day cried Çukurova), central Anatolie an the Mediterranean sea. The climate is typical o the Mediterranean region, simmers are vera hot, winters chilly an damp.
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