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Ceyhan

 

a city in southern Turkey in the vilayet of Adana on the Ceyhan River. Population, 40,700 (1965). Railroad station. Ceyhan is the center of an agricultural region (grains, vegetables, sesame, and cotton). It has textile and food enterprises.


Ceyhan

 

a river in Turkey, on the southeast part of the peninsula of Asia Minor. Length, 474 km; basin area, 21,200 sq km. It rises in the western outcroppings of the Armenian Taurus and flows across the £ukur Ova lowlands on its lower reaches until it enters the Gulf of Iskenderun on the Mediterranean Sea. The water level is highest in the winter and spring. The average discharge of water is about 230 cu m per sec. The river is not navigable. Its waters are used for irrigation.

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It connects Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan; Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia; and Ceyhan, a port on the southeastern Mediterranean coast of Turkey.
In a stunning reversal, LUKoil has decided not to join the consortium planning to build the Baku-Tbilisi Ceyhan (BTC) export pipeline for Azerbaijan's Caspian oil.
Through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline and 2140 tankers from Port Ceyhan, 1.
Gendarmerie teams seized 5 kg of hashish in Ceyhan town of the southern province of Adana.
An official, David Woodward, said an oil pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan and a gas pipeline to Erzrum, Turkey could follow the same route, and be built 10 yards apart.
ACG accounts for the lion s share of Azeri production and is the main source of crude for a pipeline which runs via Georgia to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan in Turkey.
MILAN, Oct 20, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkey, Russia and Italy issued a joint declaration in Milan Monday, announcing their official support to the Samsun Ceyhan pipeline project, which aims to reduce increasing traffic on the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles Straits in Istanbul and to provide an alternative route for Russia and Kazakhstan?
Acceptance of the 1,730-kilometer route from Azerbaijan through Georgia to the Turkish port of Ceyhan may reflect several developments.
On Thursday, April 05, Iraq resumed exporting oil to Turkey a long time after a pipeline, passing from Kirkuk in northern Iraq to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, was attacked.
An accord to build pipelines from the Azerbaijani capital Baku to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan has been signed.
MILAN, Oct 19, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkey, Russia and Italy issued a joint declaration in Milan Monday, announcing their official support to the Samsun Ceyhan pipeline project, which aims to reduce increasing traffic on the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles Straits in Istanbul and to provide an alternative route for Russia and Kazakhstan?
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