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.

Makhachkala park in Yalova

The first people settled in this region in the Prehistoric Period.

Twin cities of Yalova are Bonn in Germany and Mahachkala in Russia.

Coordinates: 40°39′N 29°16′E / 40.650°N 29.267°E / 40.650; 29.267