The Turkish province of Antalya ( named after the capital of Antalya) is located in southwestern Turkey on the Mediterranean. It borders the provinces of Muğla in the West, Burdur, Isparta and Konya and Mersin Karaman in the north and the east. In 2007, the province had 1,789,295 inhabitants. The Antalya Province is because of its beaches along the 630 km long coast, the ancient sites and weather for foreign and local tourists popular holiday destination.
Get heart testimonies from antiquity and the Middle Palaeolithic
In the Antalya region there are numerous archaeological sites. These include the West, the Lycian Xanthos, Myra, Limyra and Arykanda and the ruins lying partially submerged in Kekova, Myra and between Kaş. North of Antalya are the Pisidian Termessos and Selge and the prehistoric Karain Cave. In the east of the province are the Pamphylian cities of Perge, Aspendos, Side and Sillyon.
The following counties are in the province of Antalya: