Monday, November 08, 2010

Turkey Google Maps Mashups Round-Up

This Google Maps application allows you to search for real-estate in Turkey. The map displays free adverts for real estate rentals/sales as well as room mate searches.

The properties available are displayed directly on the map. If you click on one of the displayed map markers you can view photographs of the property. At the top of the map a drop-down menu provides quick links to zoom to different Turkish towns.

Drop-down menus at the top of the map also allow you to refine your search for particular types of property and to search for specific addresses.

Currently the map doesn't work in Internet Explorer.


Mekanrazzi is a Google Maps based directory for Turkey. Using the map you can search for local businesses anywhere in the country.

Using the built-in search you can find points of information at any location. For example, you can search for pizza restaurants in Istanbul. The results of your search are then displayed in the map sidebar and the locations are shown on the map. has created an embeddable widget that shows the latest Turkish earthquake news on a Google Map. By cutting and pasting a short piece of code you can add the map to your own website or blog.

The map itself animates through the latest earthquake news in Turkey. Map markers show the location of the news and a short headline is displayed at the bottom of the map.

The latest earthquake results are automatically updated on the map in real-time.


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