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Özvatan is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°06′N 35°42′E / 39.100°N 35.700°E / 39.100; 35.700Coordinates: 39°06′N 35°42′E / 39.100°N 35.700°E / 39.100; 35.700
Country Turkey
Province Kayseri
 • District 320.31 km2 (123.67 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,790
 • District 3,980
 • District density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)

Özvatan (formerly Çukur) is a town and district of Kayseri Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. This is a tiny district of Kayseri. It is located in the north east of the province and it is almost 70 km from Kayseri. It is connected to the town 'Felahiye'. It has a harsh climate being too cold in winter and too hot in summer. It has a population of approximately 9,500. The mayor is Nihat Çiftçi (AKP).


  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.