central district and city in Yalova province, Turkey
Yalova is a Turkish city in the northwest, which was affected in the earthquake of 17 August 1999. The city is along the coast of the Marmara Sea. Yalova has a better quality of life from other Turkish cities. It has a population of 77,000.
The first people settled in this region in the Prehistoric Period.
Twin cities of Yalova are Bonn in Germany and Mahachkala in Russia.