Yatağan coal mine

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The Yatağan coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Yatağan Termik Enerji Üretim A.Ş., producing 5.2 million tonnes per annum, in Şahinler, Yatağan, Muğla province, Turkey.


The map below shows the exact location of the project in Şahinler, Yatağan, Muğla province, Turkey.

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The mine began operating in 1979.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: Yatağan Termik Enerji Üretim A.Ş.
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Şahinler, Yatağan, Muğla province, Turkey
  • GPS coordinates: 37.3416704, 28.0529043 (exact)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Start year: 1979
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine size: 21,000 acres[1]
  • Mine type: openpit
  • Production: 5.2 MTPA[2]
  • Additional proposed production:
  • Equipment:
  • Number of employees:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Real Coasts of Coal - Mugla, CAN Europe, July 2019
  2. Mine Directorate, Yatağan Termik Enerji Üretim A.Ş., accessed February 2020

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