Çiftlik, Niğde

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For the town formerly named Çiftlik in Tokat Province, see Sulusaray.
Çiftlik
Town
Location of Çiftlik (District), Niğde within Turkey.
Location of Çiftlik (District), Niğde within Turkey.
Çiftlik is located in Turkey
Çiftlik
Çiftlik
Location of Çiftlik (District), Niğde within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°10′N 34°29′E / 38.167°N 34.483°E / 38.167; 34.483
Country  Turkey
Province Niğde
Government
 • Mayor Yusuf Öcal (CHP)
Area[1]
 • District 421.99 km2 (162.93 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 3,468
 • District 29,536
 • District density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 51xxx
Area code(s) 0
Licence plate 51

Çiftlik is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 67 km from the town of Niğde, and 65 km from Aksaray. There is a much shorter route over the mountains to Niğde but that road is often under snow and closed in winter. Population is (2010) 29,183 of which 3,304 live in the town of Çiftlik.[3]

Çiftlik is Turkish for farm, appropriately in this rural area which was previously known as Melendiz.

Obsidian is found in the area.

Places of interest[edit]

  • A number of extremely ancient burial mounds höyük.
  • The hot spring and crater lake near the village of Narköy.

References[edit]

Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Ciftlik, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

  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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°10′N 34°29′E / 38.167°N 34.483°E / 38.167; 34.483