Kirklareli is the capital of Kirklareli Province in the European part of Turkey, known as Eastern Thrace. In the city, the ongoing archaeological excavations state that the area was the first organized settlement on the continental Europe. Kirklareli is located 200km west of Istanbul in the European side of Turkey. It is a typical farmer town where people grow mainly sun flowers.


The famous Istranca Mountains begin att north of the city and the highly forested area and when you pass the forest you will be on the coast of Black Sea where beautiful beaches of Igneada lies. The Istranca Mountain has interesting landscape and different kind of trees, always green and some ore deposits of copper, gold and others. The area is also famous for oil-gas fields, you may see several pumps or rigs in the area. This is most important gas prone basin in Turkey.

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