Ürgüp

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Ürgüp
District
Hotels built within caves in Ürgüp
Hotels built within caves in Ürgüp
Location of Ürgüp within Turkey.
Location of Ürgüp within Turkey.
Ürgüp is located in Turkey
Ürgüp
Ürgüp
Location of Ürgüp within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°38′N 34°55′E / 38.633°N 34.917°E / 38.633; 34.917
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Nevşehir
Government
 • Governor Recep Soytürk
 • Mayor Fahri Yıldız (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 562.85 km2 (217.32 sq mi)
Elevation 1,043 m (3,422 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 19,116
 • District 35,000
 • District density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 50xxx
Area code(s) 0384
Licence plate 50
Website www.urgup.gov.tr

Ürgüp (Greek: Προκόπιο / Prokópio or Cappadocian Greek: Προκόπι / Prokópi, Ottoman Turkish: Burgut Kalesi) is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Located in the historical region of Cappadocia, and near the cave Churches of Göreme, it is renowned for its nightlife and for its good adjustment to tourism, making it a popular night stop for Cappadocia tourists. According to 2010 census, the population of the district is 34,372 of which 18,631 live in the town of Ürgüp.[3][4] The district covers an area of 563 km2 (217 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an average elevation of 1,043 m (3,422 ft).

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Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Ürgüp is twinned with:

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ Statistical Institute
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  6. ^ a b "Twinnings". Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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Coordinates: 38°37′53″N 34°54′47″E / 38.63139°N 34.91306°E / 38.63139; 34.91306