Location of Tekirdağ Province in Turkey
|• Electoral district||Tekirdağ|
|• Total||6,218 km2 (2,401 sq mi)|
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
Tekirdağ Province (Turkish: Tekirdağ ili, pronounced [teˈciɾdaː]) is a province of Turkey. It is located in the East Thrace region of the country, also known as European Turkey, one of only three provinces entirely within continental Europe. Tekirdağ Province is bordered by Istanbul Province to the east, Kırklareli Province to the north, Edirne Province to the west, and the Gallipoli peninsula of Çanakkale Province to the south.
The province of Tekirdağ is one of Turkey's the most important regions for viticulture and winemaking. The coastline between Tekirdağ and Şarköy, particularly Mürefte, are notable centers of wineyards. 22 of the 27 villages of Şarköy grow grape and produce wine. There are well-known wine producers in the region, including "Doluca", "Gülor", "Kutman", "Bağcı" and "Latif Aral". Other wine producers of the region are "Melen" in Hoşköy, Şarköy and "Umurbey" in Tekirdağ.
Media related to Tekirdağ Province at Wikimedia Commons
- Tekirdağ governor's official website (in Turkish) / (in English)
- Tekirdağ municipality's official website (in Turkish)
- Tekirdağ weather forecast information
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