Gökçeada (Greek: Ίμβρος Imvros), a district of Canakkale and is Turkey’s largest island. It is located at the entrance of Saros Bay, north of the Aegean Sea. 91 km. has a coastline. The annual rainfall ranges from 950 to 1050 mm per square meter. Located west of the island İncirburnu constitutes
Turkey’s most westerly point.
Residents of the city of Gökçeada in Turkey (Cittaslow) is one. Although this is a new membership opportunity for the promotion of Turkey, for the development of urban residents received the title of town, it is an important step in terms of protection of cultural and historical value.
The Uğurlu-Zeytinlik settlement is located in the southwest of Gökçeada, the largest island of our country, 1 km. to the north. It is a slope settlement on the skirts of Doganli Tepe.
Uğurlu-Zeytinlik Höyük, the earliest known Neolithic settlement in the eastern Aegean islands, will contribute to the question of how the Neolithic way of life began in Europe, as well as the relations between the Literary Islands in the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Age, Greece, Anatolia and the Balkans. is an important settlement.
It is known that the earliest settlement in the archaeological studies extends to BC6500. Uğurlu-Zeytinlik Höyük is a site with rich finds from the Neolithic.
Since 2009, Prof.Dr. Archaeological excavations are conducted under the direction of Burçin ERDOĞU.
Gokceada Yenibademli Hoyuk
Yenibademli Höyük, Gökçeada District of the asphalt road connecting the center of Kaleköy 200 m. It is 1.5 km south of the village where it is named after the west. The mound, which has a low hill view in the Great Dere Valley, is listed as the Culture of Greek Citizens, Late Bronze Age Culture and Early Bronze Age Culture.
A seven-story settlement surrounded by defensive walls was identified during the excavations. The mound is an important archaeological center in terms of enlightening the questions about the cultural relationship between Anatolia and the Aegean Islands and Europe in the Bronze Age. Dr. Excavations continue under the management of Halime HÜRYILMAZ.