REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Zonguldak - Çitdere Nature Reserve

Location: The area is in Sekermese, in the Yenice area of Zonguldak, in the western Black Sea region.

Transportation: The area can be reached via the Zonguldak-Ankara state highway, then turning off at Yenice for 45km.

Highlights: The area has a unique ecosystem containing many species of forest trees, like the rare istanca oak. There are also beech, horn-bean, fir, ash, silver birch, black pine, Scotch pine, lime, dog rose, and alder. Some of the wild animals living in the area are under threat of extinction, like wild cat, deer, bear, pig, wolf, fox and lynx.