Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Adana, a province and capital city, in Asia Minor. The latter is on the right bank of the Sihun, 30 miles from the sea, and occupies the site of Antiochia ad Sarum. Commanding the route over the ranges north of Syria, it was seized by Ibrahim Pacha in the revolt of 1832 and held until 1840. The fine bridge over the river is attributed to Justinian. The surrounding plain is rich in agricultural produce.