Dereli

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This article is about the Turkish town. For other uses, see Dereli (disambiguation).
Dereli
Town
Dereli stream
Dereli stream
Dereli is located in Turkey
Dereli
Dereli
Coordinates: 40°44′N 38°26′E / 40.733°N 38.433°E / 40.733; 38.433Coordinates: 40°44′N 38°26′E / 40.733°N 38.433°E / 40.733; 38.433
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Giresun
Government
 • Mayor Kazım Zeki Şenlikoğlu (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 845.24 km2 (326.35 sq mi)
Elevation 346 m (1,135 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,871
 • District 20,875
 • District density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 28950
Area code(s) 0454
Licence plate 28

Dereli is a town and district of Giresun Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The mayor is Kazım Zeki Şenlikoğlu (AKP).

Dereli is a small town of 6,043 people in attractive countryside, in the valley of the Aksu Deresi and Akkaya River, inland 28 from Giresun on the road to Şebinkarahisar.

History[edit]

See Giresun for the history of this area, once occupied by the Hittites, Persians, Ancient Greek colonists from Miletos, Macedonians, Ancient Romans, Byzantines, Seljuk Turks, who settled in these valleys and arounds Muslim Kızılbaş, Turkmen Turks (Chepni) and finally the Ottoman Empire.

Places to see[edit]

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. 

District[edit]

Dereli District