Alaca

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Alaca
Town
Alaca Hüyük
Alaca Hüyük
Location of Alaca within Turkey.
Location of Alaca within Turkey.
Alaca is located in Turkey
Alaca
Alaca
Location of Alaca within Turkey.
Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 34°50′33″E / 40.16833°N 34.84250°E / 40.16833; 34.84250
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Çorum
Government
 • Mayor Muhammet Esat Eyvaz (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 1,361.42 km2 (525.65 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 21,113
 • District 35,324
 • District density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 19x xx
Area code(s) 364
Licence plate 19
Website [1]

Alaca is one of the largest districts of Çorum Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is located 52 km (32 mi) from the city of Çorum, on a road from the Black Sea coast to central Anatolia. Population is 22,092 as of 2010. [3]

The ancient Hittite settlement of Alacahöyük is located in Alaca district.

Population[edit]

Population
Year Center Villages Total
2007
2000 24.983 28.210 53.193
1997
1990 20.646 32.757 53.403
1985 18.056
1980 15.649 41.075 56.724
1975 12.552
1970 9.674 46.983 56.657
1965 9.745
1960 7.168 47.147 54.315
1955
1950 3.843 42.601 46.444
1945
1940
1935
1927 2.066 24.721 26.787
1907
1902
1893

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. 
  3. ^ Statistical Institute

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