'''Tapureli ''' (former Tahtalı) is a village in Erdemli district of Mersin Province, Turkey. At it is north west of Erdemli and about west of Mersin. The population of the village was 1097 as of 2011. The village was founded in early 1800s by a Turkmen chieftain named Gökali. The name of the village refers to rocky landscape around. There are ruins of an ancient settlement named Tapureli ruins just south west of the village.