Elbeyli

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Elbeyli
Elbeyli is located in Turkey
Elbeyli
Elbeyli
Coordinates: 36°40′31″N 37°27′58″E / 36.67528°N 37.46611°E / 36.67528; 37.46611Coordinates: 36°40′31″N 37°27′58″E / 36.67528°N 37.46611°E / 36.67528; 37.46611
Country Turkey
Province Kilis
Government
 • Mayor Süleyman Şimşek (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Meral Uçar
Area[1]
 • District 205.26 km2 (79.25 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,807
 • District 5,943
 • District density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Post code 79500
Website www.kiliselbeyli.bel.tr

Elbeyli (Kurdish: Eliyê Mentarê) is a district of Kilis Province of Turkey.

Elbeyli was controlled by the Seljuk Turks between 1040 and 1157, then the Anatolian beyliks of Ilkhanate leaders and then the Dulkadirids before being brought into the Ottoman Empire by Selim I in 1517, following the Battle of Mercidabık.

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. 

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