Central Anatolia Region

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Central Anatolia Region
İç Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Central Anatolia Region
Country Turkey
Area
 • Total 163,057 km2 (62,957 sq mi)

The Central Anatolia Region (Turkish: İç Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.

Subdivisions

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  • Konya Section (Turkish: Konya Bölümü)
    • Obruk Plateau (Turkish: Obruk Platosu)
    • Konya - Ereğli Vicinity (Turkish: Konya - Ereğli Çevresi)
  • Upper Sakarya Section (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Bölümü)
    • Ankara Area (Turkish: Ankara Yöresi)
    • Porsuk Gully (Turkish: Porsuk Oluğu)
    • Sündiken Mountain Chain Area (Turkish: Sündiken Dağları Yöresi)
    • Upper Sakarya Gully (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Yöresi)
  • Middle Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Orta Kızılırmak Bölümü)
  • Upper Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Yukarı Kızılırmak Bölümü)

Ecoregions

Terrestrial

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Palearctic

Palearctic regions include:[citation needed]

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests include:[citation needed]

Temperate coniferous forests

Temperate coniferous forests are Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests.[citation needed]

Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands

Central Anatolian steppe are classified as Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands.[citation needed]

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub include:[citation needed]

Provinces

Provinces that are entirely in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

Provinces that are mostly in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

Provinces that are partially in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

Climate

Central Anatolia has a semi-arid continental climate with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. Most of the region usually has low precipitation throughout the year.

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Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]

See also

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