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Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Information about Gaziantep, Turkey

    • Friendly City Agreement : April 27th,2014
    • Location : Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Basic Information

    • Location : South-east part of Anatolia
    • Population : 1,560,000
    • Area : 7,642km²
    • Climate : Continental-seasonal wind (Avg. temperature of the year 4.8°C)
    • Key Industries : Fiber, tourism, pistachio
    • Special Features :
      • One of 6 best cities in Turkey
      • Base of import & export and distribution as bordering with Middle East area
      • Moved in 604 enterprises within 4 industrial areas, developed in textile industry
      • Centre of 「GAP Project」 which means new agricultural development project by the government of Turkey
      • World’s 3rd production area of Pistachio which is ingredient of ‘Baklava’ (a kind of desserts)
  • Details of Friendly-city Relationship Agreement

    • 2010. 10. 21 The delegation of Gaziantep met deputy-mayor of Seongnam(delegation members: 7 people including mayor of Gaziantep)
      ※ expressed the intention to interchange with Seongnam city
    • 2010. 12. 31 Received the letter of hope for interchange from mayor of Gaziantep
    • 2011. 01. 10 Examination report of interchange with Gaziantep
    • 2011. 01. 10 Sent the letter of positive opinion about interchange with Gaziantep
    • 2011. 06. 27 Received the invitation letter of ‘International Pistachio Festival’ from Gaziantep
    • 2011. 07. 11 Sent the letter for asking to be excused about the absence of mayor of Seongnam during the festival period
      ※ supposed to visit Shenyang, China for Northeast Asia Forum
    • 2011. 10. 12 visited the mayor of Gaziantep to Seongnam city
      ※ officially agreed on pushing interchange relationship ahead in 2012
    • 2011. 10. 13 Sent the e-mail of gratitude greeting about visiting (to mayor of Gaziantep)
      ※ Requested the information to visit Gaziantep 2012
    • 2011. 10. 27 Received the schedule of events via e-mail
    • 2011. 11. 08 Sent the e-mail of consultation about visiting schedule of delegation of Seongnam and requested detailed information of children’s game festival in Gaziantep
    • 2011. 11. 11 Received the invitation letter of celebration of the Independence day in Gaziantep
    • 2011. 12. 23 Business visit to Gaziantep for further interchange relationship (3 delegation members including Public Finance Director)
    • 2012. 03. 05 Received the official invitation letter for mayor of Seongnam and delegation members
    • 2012. 04. 27 Agreed on friendly-interchange relationship beteween both cities (Mayor. Lee of Seongnam, Mayor. Asim of Gaziantep)
  • Current Situation of Key Aspects of Interchange

    • 2012. 12. 18 Sent the official 2013 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2013. 12. 20 Sent the official 2014 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2014. 12. Sent the official 2015 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2015. 03. 24 Received the letter of intent to visit Seongnam while visiting Korea
    • 2015. 05. 04 Received the invitation letter of ‘International Pistachio Festival’
    • 2015. 06. 09 Sent the letter for understanding of absence during festival period
    • 2015. 12. Sent the official 2016 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2016. 02. 02 Received the invitation letter of ‘UNESCO Creative Cities Member Launch Meeting’ in Istanbul
    • 2016. 02. 05 Sent the letter for understanding of absence during the launch meeting
    • 2016. 12. 22 Sent the official 2017 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor