Acıgöl

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For the lake, see Lake Acıgöl.
Acıgöl
District
Acıgol, Nevsehir, Turkey-minamie.jpg
Location of Acıgöl within Turkey.
Location of Acıgöl within Turkey.
Acıgöl is located in Turkey
Acıgöl
Acıgöl
Location of Acıgöl within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°33′N 34°31′E / 38.550°N 34.517°E / 38.550; 34.517
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Nevşehir
Government
 • Governor Ferit Görükmez
 • Mayor İsmail Çavuşoğlu (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 497.29 km2 (192.00 sq mi)
Elevation 1,256 m (4,121 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,817
 • District 19,943
 • District density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 50xxx
Area code(s) 0384
Licence plate 50
Website www.acigol.gov.tr

Acıgöl, (pronounced [ˈadʒɯɡøɫ]) formerly Dobada, is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 15,040 of which 5,825 live in the town of Acıgöl, and the remainder in surrounding villages.[3] The district covers an area of 497 km2 (192 sq mi),[4] and the town lies at an average elevation of 1,256 m (4,121 ft).

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. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Archived from the original on 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 

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Coordinates: 38°33′01″N 34°30′33″E / 38.55028°N 34.50917°E / 38.55028; 34.50917