Bozyazı – Mersin – Turkey
GPS : 36° 6′ 34.47″N, 33° 6′ 36.18″E / 36.10957362, 33.11004981
Tekmen is a town in Bozyazı district of Mersin Province. Tekmen is a Mediterranean coastal town. Toros mountains are just north of the town and the coastal plain of the town is a narrow strip between the sea and the mountains. Mountains are covered by macquis groves and red pine forests.
Tekmen is a part of Bozyazı district which in turn is a part of Mersin Province. It is 5 km (3.1 mi) east of Bozyazı and 196 km (122 mi) west of Mersin on the Mersin Antalya highway D.400.
The residents of Tekmen are members of a Turkmen tribe named Teke, who is known to be the founder of Teke Beylik in southeastern Anatolia in the 13th and 14th centuries. They were originally nomads on the Toros mountains. In 1989, Tekmen was declared township.
In Tekmen, greenhouse agriculture and animal husbandry are two important economic activities. However, animal husbandry is now on the decline. The most important crops are vegetables, citrus, strawberries, bananas and peanuts.
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops : Bozyazı
Technical Equipment Shops : Bozyazı
Accommodation : Pensions, Hotels, Motels, Rental Houses, Picnic Areas
Beach : Sandy Beaches
Dining : Restaurants, Buffets, Cafes, Bakeries
Communication : Post Office, Internet
Health : Health Center – Hospital, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacies
Shopping : Stores, Shops, Markets
Special Shopping : Citrus, Strawberries, Bananas, Peanuts
They are clean and have pleasant services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
There are a lot of fish in the brook. Especially carp is very common. Fish from the sea also come here to lay their eggs. Trout caught closer to the source of the stream up in the Taurus Mountains is tastier than the ones closer to the sea.
Minibus : Tekmen – Bozyazı, Anamur, Aydıncık
Bus : Tekmen – Bozyazı, Anamur, Gazipaşa, Alanya, Silifke, Erdemli
Airport : Adana Şakirpaşa International Airport, Konya International Airport, Dalaman International Airport, Antalya International Airport, Gazipaşa International Airport