Cappadocia (Greek: Καππαδοκία) was a historical name for the region of Asia Minor (modern Turkey). Today it is located in Noshahr area.
At the time of Herodotus, the transfer of that Kabaduqueon has lived in the area extending from the Taurus Mountains to the limits Aliuksyn Sea (Black Sea). It thus, it is limited to the south of the Taurus Mountains, which separate the Quilikie on the east by the River Euphrates and the Armenian Highlands, and from the north Baqsam Pontus historical, and on the west by Lycaonia and eastern Galatia.
Kabbazq continued to use the name in Western sources in the Christian tradition throughout history, which is still used on an international and widely used in the field of tourism to denote this unique natural area Boaajipha, especially the phenomenon of natural mountain chimneys and inheritance history and cultural uniqueness. In the times that preceded the Hellenistic eras, inevitably followed the habitable zone Persians and Hittites and Assyrians Valeonanyen. The Hellenization ( their conversion to the Hellenistic civilization) all of these groups. During the Middle Ages, after the settlement of Armenians in the theme of Cappadocia during the Byzantine era, it invaded this region many Turkish tribes, after their settlement there. Since 1915, the Turkish nationalities formed the majority of the people of this region.
Geography and climate:
Cappadocia is located in the east of the Anatolian Plateau, in the center of contemporary Turkey. The terrain consists of an easy plateau rises 1,000 meters above sea level, punctuated by volcanic peaks, Mount Erciyes, the tallest peak heights as it is located at an altitude of 3916 meters. Cappadocia limits landmarks Nowhere is accurate, especially towards the west. From the south, the Taurus Mountains form the border with Quilikie and separates it from the Mediterranean Sea. To the west limit of the breakaway regions of Cappadocia Aicua from the south-west and north-west of Galatia. And separating the Black Sea coastal mountain chain Cappadocia from Pontus and the Black Sea to the north, while the top is bordered on the east of the Euphrates River, before we turn to the south-east of hurt in Mesopotamia and the Armenian Highlands. Thereby creating a nearly 400 km from east to west and 250 km north-south. And because it is internal and the high altitude, the Cappadocia's continental climate special, to be hot and dry summers, snowy and cold in the winter. The rain is rare and the area is characterized by being in the semi-arid Ghalib days.
This area is a tourist area of world renown, where there are a lot of scenes geological, historical and cultural unique. This area is located to the southwest of the metropolis city of Caesarea, which provides air transport for passengers and Bmtaradtha wild Bmahtadtha and on track for linking Ankara and Istanbul.