Arpaçay

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For the river of Armenia and Turkey, see Akhurian River. For the village in Azerbaijan, see Arpaçay, Azerbaijan.
Arpaçay
Arpaçay is located in Turkey
Arpaçay
Arpaçay
Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 43°19′54″E / 40.84833°N 43.33167°E / 40.84833; 43.33167Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 43°19′54″E / 40.84833°N 43.33167°E / 40.84833; 43.33167
Country Turkey
Province Kars
Government
 • Mayor Erçetin Altay (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Murat Demirci
Area[1]
 • District 1,285.19 km2 (496.21 sq mi)
Elevation 1,675 m (5,495 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,956
 • District 19,724
 • District density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Post code 36730
Website www.arpacay.bel.tr

Arpaçay (Ottoman Turkish: زاروشاد Zaruşad,[3] Azerbaijani: Arpaçay ilçəsi; Armenian: Զարիշատ, Zarishat; Kurdish: Zarûşad; named Zaruşat until 1922) is a town and a district of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The population is 2,503 as of 2010. The mayor is Erçetin Altay (AKP).

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  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. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 534.