Altunhisar

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Altunhisar
Altunhisar is located in Turkey
Altunhisar
Altunhisar
Coordinates: 37°59′53″N 34°22′16″E / 37.99806°N 34.37111°E / 37.99806; 34.37111Coordinates: 37°59′53″N 34°22′16″E / 37.99806°N 34.37111°E / 37.99806; 34.37111
Country Turkey
Province Niğde
Government
 • Mayor Erdal Hisarı (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Mehmet Yaşar Yeşiltaş
Area[1]
 • District 586.00 km2 (226.26 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,969
 • District 14,416
 • District density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Post code 51600
Website www.altunhisar.bel.tr/

Altunhisar is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. In 2012, it had a population of 14,416 of whom 2,969 lived in the town of Altunhisar.[3]

Located on the Niğde plain to the north of the Melendiz mountains, 16 km for Bor and 30 km from the city of Niğde. Altunhisar is famous for its apples. The Italian company Unifrutti has invested heavily in the production of these and other fruits in the district.

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. ^ Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012" Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 16 March 2014.

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