"Balikesir Province" Balikesir Ili by Kuznetsov_Sergey

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Balikesir is a province in midwestern Turkey, having coastlines on both the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean.
We came to Balikesir Province by bus on our ring-way around Turkey from Izmir Province while going to Canakkale Province. It is on the Northern Aegean coast of Turkey, with Istanbul to the north and Izmir to the south.

Turkey is divided into 81 provinces, called il in Turkish.
I’ve been to 10 Turkish provinces:
Istanbul Ili
Ankara Ili
Corum Ili
Nevsehir Ili
Konya Ili
Denizli Ili
Izmir Ili
Aydin Ili
Balikesir Ili
Canakkale Ili

and passed through by transit 8 provinces:
Kocaeli, Sakarya, Bolu, Kirikkale, Kirsehir, Aksaray, Afyon, Tekirdag.
In total I saw 18 provinces out of 81!

  • Last visit to Balikesir Ili: May 2008
  • Intro Updated Jun 5, 2009
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  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2009 at 9:12 PM

    Your introduction page and travelogue is an invitation to bathe! This beach is really tempting!

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