The Mediterranean Region
(Turkish: Akdeniz Bölgesi) is one of seven census-defined
regions (bölge) of Turkey. It is bordered by the Aegean
Region to the west, the Central Anatolia Region to the
north, the Eastern Anatolia Region to the northeast, the
Southeastern Anatolia Region to the east, Syria to the
southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
The Mediterranean Region has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm, relatively humid winters and hot, dry summers. Temperatures in winter may be as high as 24°C while in summer they can reach the upper 30s.