Hatay is a city in the southern part of Turkey, on the Mediterranean coast. Hatay is bordered by Syria on the south and east.
In ancient times the city was called Antioch. It joined Turkey in 1939. From 1938 to 1939, the city was independent as Hatay State.
Stamps issued as Hatay state, today Turkey
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Ethnic groups in the Balkans and Asia Minor, early 20th Century, Historical Atlas, 1911
Turkish borders according to the Treaty of Lausanne, 1923
Castle ruins at Bağras in Hatay