Iskenderun Tourism

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Iskenderun (Arabic: الإسكندرون‎‎, Greek: Αλεξανδρέττα "Little Alexandria"), historically known as Alexandretta and Scanderoon, is a city and the largest district in Hatay Province on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey.


This warm abode of Iskenderun is a delightful place to visit in Turkey. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Gaziantep, Turkey. Attractions in Gaziantep include Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep Castle, Gaziantep Zoo. Tour packages of Iskenderun are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Iskenderun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Iskenderun

    Know the pollution level of Iskenderun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Iskenderun - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 90.08 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 89.66 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.55 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.14 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.45 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Iskenderun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Iskenderun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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