Ilgın

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Ilgın
District
Location of Ilgın within Turkey.
Location of Ilgın within Turkey.
Ilgın is located in Turkey
Ilgın
Ilgın
Location of Ilgın within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°17′N 31°55′E / 38.283°N 31.917°E / 38.283; 31.917
Country  Turkey
Province Konya
Government
 • Mayor Halil İbrahim Oral (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 1,708.12 km2 (659.51 sq mi)
Elevation 1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 31,828
 • District 57,148
 • District density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 42xxx
Area code(s) 0332
Licence plate 42
Website www.ilgin.gov.tr

Ilgın is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 75,681 of which 26,698 live in the town of Hadim.[3][4]

Etymology[edit]

The name ılgın comes from a flower that blossoms in winter through the snow for only one day.

Notable natives[edit]

Famous Turkish folk musician and novelist Zülfü Livaneli was born in Ilgın.

Notes[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. 
  3. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-03-24. 

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Coordinates: 38°16′45″N 31°54′50″E / 38.27917°N 31.91389°E / 38.27917; 31.91389