Mersin (pronounced [ˈmæɾsin]) is a large city and a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. As of the last 2021 estimation, the Metropolitan Province population was 1,891,145 inhabitants whom 1.064.850 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of the 4 urban districts, making it the 11th millionaire built-up area of Turkey.As urbanization continue towards east, a larger metropolitan region with Tarsus and Adana is in making with more than 3,3 million inhabitants, the Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Area, and lies on the western part of Çukurova, a geographical, economic and cultural region.