Bodrum is a district and a port city in Muğla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula. In ancient times, Bodrum was called the Halicarnassus of Caria. The Tomb of Mausolus or Mausoleum of Mausolus, built between 353 and 350 BC, is one of the Antipater of Sidon's Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Bodrum Castle, built in the 15th century, overlooks the International Marina and the harbour. The Castle also hosts a few cultural festivals throughout the year. Today Bodrum is a well-known tourist destination.
|Population (2015)||32,801 (Urban)|
|Area District||656.06 km2 (253.31 sq.mi.)|
|Time Zone||UTC+3 (TRT)|