Ilgaz

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This article is about the town. For other uses, see Ilgaz (disambiguation).
Ilgaz
Town
Poppy fields near Mount Ilgaz
Poppy fields near Mount Ilgaz
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Ilgaz is located in Turkey
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Coordinates: 40°55′N 33°37′E / 40.917°N 33.617°E / 40.917; 33.617
Country  Turkey
Province Çankırı
Government
 • Mayor Arif Çayır (MHP)
Area[1]
 • District 784.06 km2 (302.73 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 7,210
 • District 15,005
 • District density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 18xxx
Area code(s) 0
Licence plate 18
Website www.ilgaz.gov.tr

Ilgaz, formerly Koçhisar, is a town and district of Çankırı Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Ilgaz is also the name of a mountain range that is shared between Çankırı and Kastamonu provinces. The mountain is home to a ski center.

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. 

Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Ilgaz, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

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Coordinates: 40°55′N 33°37′E / 40.917°N 33.617°E / 40.917; 33.617