Sectors

 

Iron and Steel

In recent years, industrial investments in various sectors have been improved in Osmaniye thanks to the expansion of the industry in the surrounding cities and the government incentives for Osmaniye. The iron and steel sector has gained a significant share of these investments and soon became the flagship of Osmaniye's industrial development.

In Osmaniye, 53 of 389 companies registered in the industrial registry, ie 13.62%, are active in the main metal industry (Osmaniye Industry and Technology Provincial Directorate Briefing, 2019)

Iron and steel sector occupies an important place in the economic structure of Osmaniye, according to the industry committee Turkish Steel Producers Association data, 10 of 35 plants are located in Osmaniye-İskenderun region. In 2005, only 4 companies was in operation approximately with a 4.2 million tons of liquid steel capacity. Today, with the latest investments, the total steel production capacity of the plants in İskenderun-Osmaniye region reached 16.7 million tons and it constitutes 32.4% of Turkey's steel production capacity. Osmaniye and Iskenderun region is one of the iron and steel cluster centers in Turkey and according to the Istanbul Chamber of Industry, in 2018 7 out of 10 companies operating in the iron and steel industry at the region, is among Turkey's top 500 industrial corporations. Therefore, the iron and steel sector has taken its place among the leading sectors in Osmaniye in terms of the rising tendency in the region and national economy.

Energy

Osmaniye is an important province in terms of underground and aboveground resources. There are no problems in electricity generation and agricultural irrigation due to to the rivers and dam lakes.

The total installed power of the hydroelectric power plants in Osmaniye is 815,44MW. Among these power plants, Aslantaş and Berke Dams are on the Ceyhan River. Total installed power of Aslantaş (138MW) and Berke Dam (510MW) is 648MW.

Osmaniye has a very advantageous position in terms of renewable energy sources due to the length of sunshine duration and wind energy potential. Wind power plants in Osmaniye have been actively operating since 2009.

In our country, the Mediterranean Region ranks second after Southeastern Anatolia in terms of solar energy potential. It is seen that the solar radiation value of Osmaniye province is between 1650 - 1900 kWs / m2 / year in general. Turkey's total annual average sunshine time of 2,640 hours / year, while the daily average of 7.2 hours. Osmaniye total annual average sunshine time of 2861 hours / year and the average daily duration of sunshine in Osmaniye, Turkey is above the average of 7.8 hours

With the investment in wind power, Turkey has reached installed capacity of 7.369,35MW. Osmaniye has 265,3MW power, which is 3.6% of Turkey’s production. 37% of the province's 718 MW potential has been invested.

Osmaniye generates %1,43 of Electricity Generation in Turkey.

  • 4 Wind Power Plants - Annual power generation capacity 265,3 MW
  • 16 Hydro Electric Power Plant - Annual power generation capacity 815,44 MW
  • 2 Solar Electric Power Plant - Annual production capacity 4,10 MW
  • 1 Biogas Plant - Annual production capacity 3,12 MW

Licensed and Unlicensed Total Installed Power 1,136,29 MW. 1.25% of the country's total power is generated in Osmaniye.

Osmaniye:

  • 2. in TURKEY at industrial electricity consumption per person (TÜİK, 2018)
  • 3. in TURKEY at electricity consumption per person (TÜİK, 2018)
Culture And Tourism

The region where Osmaniye is located in the east of Çukurova has been a settlement since the earliest times in history and has been influenced by many civilizations and also is located in a geography where there are significant historical and cultural monuments.

The ruins of Domuztepe and mounds in Osmaniye belong to Neolithic, Chalcolithic and Bronze periods. Hittite, Assyrian, Persian, Greek, Roman and Byzantine states and some tribes lived their lives from the first ages. Then the tribes of the Umayyad and Abbasids lived in this land, with the Turkish conquest of Anatolia from the 1080s, the Turkish tribes came.

Culture and nature tourism potential, the wealth of flora, to the cradle of the ancient civilization with a history and a culture of regional cuisine with an important position in Turkey.

Osmaniye is located in Cukurova, on the eastern bank of the Ceyhan River. Also Osmaniye is a busy area due to Ceyhan River, Hamis, Karaçay, Kesiksuyu and wetlands due to the Sabun stream, as well as the intersection of the roads connecting Çukurova.

Osmaniye which has rich agricultural lands and large forests unique to Çukurova has Turkey's first open-air museum of Karatepe Aslantaş Open Air Museum and the ruins Kastabala.

Must-see

  • Kastabala (Hierapolis) City
  • Zorkun Plateau
  • Karatepe-Aslantaş Open Air Museum
  • Kadirli Ala Mosque
  • Karatepe Rugs
  • Haruniye Hot Springs
  • Bird paradise
  • Savrun Canyon
  • Hamite Castle

Toprakkale Castle, Hamite (Amuda) Castle, Kaypak (Savranda) Castle, Çardak Castle, Karafenk Castle, Babaoğlan Castle, Olukbaşı-Ürün Plateau, Sumbas-Bagdaş Plateau, Kadirli-Maksutoğlu, Beyoğlu-Savrungözü-Dokurcun and Çığşar Plateaus, Hasanbeyli Plateau, Kırmıtlı Bird Paradise are other important tourism values

Amanos Mountains and Taurus Mountains have many endemic plant diversity with both flora and fauna. Almost all of the Mediterranean plants grow in Osmaniye, where the Mediterranean climate is experienced. Forests and shrubs covering approximately 42% of the province's land attract attention with its rich flora. Some plants (Krokos, Cukurova Orchid, Cukurova Violet) that are not found anywhere in the world grow only in this region. The suitability of natural flora provides an environment suitable for cultivation of medicinal aromatic plants by cultivation

The 2-station Düldül Mountain cableway system being built in Düziçi district is 5450 meters long. Height difference between upper and lower stations is 1,548,50 meters. Below the Düldül Mountain, Düziçi Plain, Berke Dam, Aslantaş Dam, beech forests and the presence of different forests in the Sabunçayı Valley in the southern part reveal many shades of green. 

Agriculture and Livestock

69% of the agricultural production value in Osmaniye consists of vegetable production and 31% animal production.

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION VALUE

 Crop Production Value

1.969.527.100,00TL

 Animal Production Value

    885.100.556,00TL

 Total Agricultural Production Value

2.854.627.656,00TL

 

The surface area of ​​our province is 327.982 hectares and there are total 129.068 hectares of agricultural area. 78.44% of the agricultural land is made up of fields, 14.13% is made up of fruit fields and the rest is vegetable land(3,60%) and fallow land(3,83%). 859,580 decares of our province's agricultural land, which is cultivated on 1,290,681 decares, is irrigable and 713,329 decares of it is irrigated.

Agriculture, wheat, peanuts, corn, sunflower, soy and radish are the products that come to the fore. In addition, the production of olives, oranges and cherries is important. Peanut and its products, olive processing and olive oil, flour and bakery products, feed and packaging facilities provide important contributions to the economy of our province.

29,7% of Peanut production in Turkey, while the radish production 80,7%, 9% of okra production, 5,1% of corn production, 2% of olive production, 1,8% of the spinach production, 1,4% of the lettuce production takes place in Osmaniye.

Osmaniye has an investment potential in the field of greenhouse cultivation for the people and companies that will invest in agriculture with its strengths such as climatic conditions, being the agricultural center of the region, land, sea and railway networks.

Production Areas and Amounts of Some Field Crops Produced in Osmaniye
 

Product

Production Area (daa)

Production Amount (ton)

Wheat

470.089

200.708

Corn

369.072

458.322

Groundnut

129.081

50.372

Sunflower

72.870

23.200

Soya

13.159

10.269

Sesame

11.095

377

 

Some Fruit Cultivation Area and Production Amounts Produced in Osmaniye

Product

Production Area (daa)

Production Amount (ton)

Olive

149.640

79.418

Citrus

10.351

31.297

Cherry

5.367

4.379

Walnut

4.447

1.200

Pomegranate

2.232

6.482

 

Some Vegetable Sowing Area and Production Amounts Produced in Osmaniye

Product

Production Area (daa)

Production Amount (ton)

Radish

40.150

159.875

Pepper

6.159

17.753

Watermelon

3.524

20.820

Spinach

14.360

14.513

Tomato (Table)

5.036

17.482

Source: Osmaniye Directorate Of Provincial Agriculture And Forestry, 2019
 

Groundnut

Osmaniye groundnut is an oil plant from the legume family. Osmaniye groundnut is one of the most important products of agriculture and has become the symbol of Osmaniye. 29.74% of Turkey's groundnut production is carried out in our city, our province is Turkey 2 percent in the production of groundnuts. 90% of Turkey's trade volume is made out of groundnut Osmaniye market.

Groundnut In 2012, has become the geographical indication product of the province with the registration at Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (Turkey Patent Institute)

In over 300 large and small businesses in Osmaniye, groundnuts are processed and marketed. Some of these enterprises are branded and produce packaged products, others process and market semi-finished groundnuts as shelled or unshelled raw materials. About 4,000 families earn their living through people working in groundnut plants, which are particularly important for women's employment in the province.

It is used as raw material in groundnuts, nuts and food industry and in oil production
 

PRODUCT

AMOUNT

UNIT

Shelled Groundnut Production

50.372

Tons

Shelled Groundnut Production Area

129.081

Decares

Source: Osmaniye Directorate Of Provincial Agriculture And Forestry, 2019 

Olive and Olive Oil

Osmaniye is an area where olive-planted areas develop rapidly in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. In 2019, 10.000tons of table olives and 29.997 tons of olive oil were produced in our province. The 1,97% of the olive produced in Turkey are produced in our province. The leading districts in the production of olives in Osmaniye are Bahçe, Düziçi, Hasanbeyli, Kadirli and and central district in terms of olive planted area. The amount of olive production increased by 43% compared to year 2008 (TÜİK, 2019).

According to the records of Osmaniye Directorate Of Provincial Agriculture And Forestry,
There are 14 olive oil plants, 7 brine olives plants and 4 plants that produce both brine olives and olive oil throughout the city.

 

PRODUCT

AMOUNT

UNIT

Olive Production Area

149.640

Decares

Source: Osmaniye Directorate Of Provincial Agriculture And Forestry, 2019

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