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Geographical :
Bodrum is located at the soutwest tip of Turkey and, with the peninsula, covers an area of 649 km2. The population of peninsula according to the 2000 census is 106,168, with 35,180 in Bodrum town.

Telephones & Post Office :
Post office in Bodrum (located on Cevat Sakir Street) open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. There are post office agencies in villages. There are many telephone booths which operate with telephone cards. These can be bought at post offices.
International code for Turkey is 90,
The Area code for Bodrum (and Mugla Province) is 252
For a local call : just dial the number
Trunk call : dial 0 , then the area code and the number
International call : dial 00 , then the country code , area code and the number.

Tourist Information :
Phone : (90-252) 316 1091 Open seven days a week from 09:00 to 18:00

Banks & Change Offices
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 17:00. Change offices are open 7 days a week from 10:00 to 23:00.
Exchange rates change daily and can be learned from newspapers, banks, change offices and post offices.

Traffic :
In Turkey traffic drives on the right. Road signs are international. Where there are no posted speed limits, legal speed limit is 40 km per hour in towns and village, 90 km per hour on the highways. Seat belts are compulsory and drivers may not use mobile phones whilst driving.

Electricity :
The current is 220 V.

City Transport :
Minibus (Dolmus in Turkish) services to all villages and beaches leave from bus station which is located on Cevat Sakir Street. You can board at bus station or anywhere along the route by signalling it to stop for you. Similarly you can get off at a convenient point anywhere along the route.
Minibus (Dolmus) transport is cheap, efficient and regular.

Turkish Bath :
Phone : 316 1159 We recommend you to try Turkish Bath.
Men only :08:30 - 18:00 daily, except Wednesday and Saturday
Ladies : Wednesday and Saturday between 12:00 and 18:00 hours.

Local Markets :
Shopping in local markets is very entertaining and a different experience. You can find there fresh fruits and local vegetables, textiles and embroideries.
MarketDay
BodrumThursday and Friday for food / Tuesday for textiles
GümbetSunday
BitezThursday
OrtakentWednesday
YalikavakThursday
TurgutreisSaturday
TürkbüküMonday

Museums & Ancient Sites :
All museums in Turkey are closed on Mondays.
Bodrum Castle and Underwater Museum Opening Hours : 08:30-12:00 and 13:30-17:30
Mausoleum Opening Hours : 08:30-12:00 and 13:30-17:30
Theatre & Myndos Gate open 24 hours.