Gömeç

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Gömeç
Gömeç is located in Turkey
Gömeç
Gömeç
Coordinates: 39°23′28″N 26°50′24″E / 39.39111°N 26.84000°E / 39.39111; 26.84000Coordinates: 39°23′28″N 26°50′24″E / 39.39111°N 26.84000°E / 39.39111; 26.84000
Country Turkey
Province Balıkesir
Government
 • Mayor Kazım Arslan (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 222.92 km2 (86.07 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,141
 • District 11,755
 • District density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)

Gömeç is a town and district of Balıkesir Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. Its former name was Armutova before becoming a district. The ancient city Kisthene is located in Gömeç. The population is 4988 (as of 2010). The mayor is Kazım Arslan (AKP).

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.