Study of the Iğneada province (Kırklareli-Turkey) from the point of ecotourism

TUROĞLU H., Uludağ M.

Proceeding of Management and Education Vol. II - 2006, Bulgaria, 1 - 04 September 2006, pp.79-82

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-82
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


 Socio-economic association with surrounding centers of The Iğneada province is very constricted due to landforms. For this reason local inhabitants fell into livelihood problems. When natural and cultural heritage potential is considered, ecotourism could be an alternative living means for the local people. Landforms, vegetative cover, water areas, coastal and sea features and cultural accumulations form suitable ecotouristic conditions. The aims in ecotouristic activities and making plans for it and their applications will add to rising of living standards of the people. For perfection of this type of a plan, it should be made multidisciplinary, local should be educated accordingly and this plan should be used without any whatsoever changes.