Eşme

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Eşme
District
Eşme Train Station
Eşme Train Station
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Eşme is located in Turkey
Eşme
Eşme
Coordinates: 38°24′N 28°58′E / 38.400°N 28.967°E / 38.400; 28.967Coordinates: 38°24′N 28°58′E / 38.400°N 28.967°E / 38.400; 28.967
Countr  Turkey
Region Aegean
Province Uşak
Municipalities 2
Government
 • Mayor Ahmet Yıldırım (CHP)
Area[1]
 • District 1,361.91 km2 (525.84 sq mi)
Elevation 783 m (2,569 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 14,229
 • District 36,073
 • District density 26/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Licence plate 64
Website Municipality of Eşme - Prefecture of Eşme

Eşme is a town and district of Uşak Province in the inner Aegean Region region of Turkey. Apart from the central town of Eşme, the district counts three townships with own municipality, namely Yeleğen, Ahmetler and Güllü.

The principal economic activities include tobacco farming, stockbreeding, kilim weaving and trading.

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.