REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Hatay - Tekkoz Kengerlidüz Nature Reserve

Location: Tekkoz Kengerliduz is 30km from Dortyol and southeast of Osmaniye, in the province of Antakya (Hatay), near the villages of Kullu and Kizlarcayi.

Transportation: The area can be reached via the old E5 highway, then turning off after 15km.

Highlights: The area’s ecosystem is different from the Mediterranean. The main species of trees around Kengerliduz are beech, oak and fir, and around Tekkoz are hornbeam, ash, beach, black pine and silver birch. The main animal species in the area are wild goat, roe deer, bear, hyena, wild cat, wagtail, wolf, jackal and fox.