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Antalya

(äntäl`yä), city (1990 pop. 378,726), capital of Antalya prov., SW Turkey, a port on the Mediterranean Sea. Its manufactures include textiles and ships. Nearby are deposits of chrome and manganese. Founded in the 2d cent. B.C. by Attalus II, king of Pergamum, the city was known as Attaleia or Attalia, later as Adalia. It is mentioned in Acts 14.25 as the port from which Paul and Barnabas sailed to Antioch. It passed under the control of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th cent. and in the 15th cent. was annexed by the Ottoman Empire. Situated on a steep cliff, Antalya is a picturesque city surrounded by many ancient ruins; there is a notable archaeological museum. With its airport it is a gateway for S Turkey's coastal resorts.
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In July, 25 tourists suffered from a bus accident in Antalya in a bus accident.
According to statistical data, in 2018, the population of Antalya province amounted to 2.426 million people, 50.37 percent of whom are men and 49.63 percent are women.
Besides Smartwings, the Turkish airlines SunExpress will fly from Prague to Antalya. However, there is no direct competition for the lines from Bratislava and Koscaronice.
All four routes to the hugely popular tourist destinations of Antalya and Bodrum in Turkey, Mykonos, Greece, and Malaga, Spain, have shown a consistently strong performance in the four months since being launched in June this year.
The Negative Outlook reflects Antalya's weak, albeit improved, current balance, which we expect to cover on average less than 50% of the city's capex in 2018-2020, therefore pressuring the city's already volatile budgetary performance.
The children were able to create unforgettable memories at the Land of Legends Resort in Antalya, which is Europe's largest resort with the first five-star hotel designed specifically for children, in addition to an integrated shopping mall and a wildlife park.
On the sidelines of the event, the delegation also held meetings with Munir Karaloglu, Governor of Antalya, Menderes Mehmet Tevfik Turel, Mayor
Its hotels in the resort include the 5T TUI Sensatori Resort Sorgun in Antalya and the 4T TUI Family Life Tropical Resort in Dalaman.
Karen Switzer, director of aviation planning for TUI UK & Ireland, said: "We are delighted to be adding Antalya to our programme from Newcastle Airport for summer 2018.
The 324-key property is slated to open in early 2018 and marks Hilton's first property in Antalya - one of the largest coastal resorts on the Turkish Riveria.
Seventeen out of 28 people who were detained in Antalya on Feb.