İpsala

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İpsala
İpsala is located in Turkey
İpsala
İpsala
Coordinates: 40°55′18″N 26°22′55″E / 40.92167°N 26.38194°E / 40.92167; 26.38194Coordinates: 40°55′18″N 26°22′55″E / 40.92167°N 26.38194°E / 40.92167; 26.38194
Country Turkey
Province Edirne
Government
 • Mayor Mehmet Karagöz (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Mehmet Ali Gürbüz
Area[1]
 • District 653.23 km2 (252.21 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 8,802
 • District 29,770
 • District density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Website www.ipsala.bel.tr

İpsala (Ancient greek: Cypsèle, Κυψέλη) is a town and district of Edirne Province in northwestern Turkey. It is the location of one of the main border checkpoints between Greece and Turkey. The Greek town opposite İpsala is Kipoi. The population is 8,332 (the city) and 30,112 (whole district).

The state road D.110 (European route E84) connects the border checkpoint İpsala with Tekirdağ at the coast of Marmara Sea.

References[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.