REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Kirklareli - Kasatura Körfezi Nature Reserve

Location: The gulf is in Kiyikoy, in the Vize district of the province of Kirklareli in northern Thrace.

Transportation: It can be reached via the Istanbul-Kirklareli state highway, and turning off at Vize. The forest is 48km from Vize.

Highlights: The forest contains the only black pine grove in the Thrace Region, and is a unique forest ecosystem with many animal and plant species.
The main types of trees are black pine, oak, eastern horn-beam, black horn-beam, ash, beech, silver birch, lime and alder. The main types of animals are roe deer, wild roar, wolf, jackal, marten, fox, badger, and rabbit.