Kavaklıdere, Muğla

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Kavaklıdere
Kavaklıdere is located in Turkey
Kavaklıdere
Kavaklıdere
Coordinates: 37°26′49″N 28°21′48″E / 37.44694°N 28.36333°E / 37.44694; 28.36333Coordinates: 37°26′49″N 28°21′48″E / 37.44694°N 28.36333°E / 37.44694; 28.36333
Country Turkey
Province Muğla
Government
 • Mayor Nuray Bozyer (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Yusuf Cıbır
Area[1]
 • District 318.48 km2 (122.97 sq mi)
Elevation 880 m (2,890 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,953
 • District 11,008
 • District density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Post code 48570
Website www.kavaklidere.bel.tr

Kavaklıdere is a town and district of Muğla Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. It is notable for its marble and slate industry and the vast forests extending across the district. İts marbles exported to Italy are usually re-exported by that country under Italian labels.

Formerly a township depending Yatağan, it was made into a separate district in 1991.

Its first prefect (or kaymakam), for three years, was Eyüp Sabri Kartal.

The ceremony marking of the beginning of governance for the first kaymakam Eyüp Sabri Kartal in Kavaklıdere with the late president Turgut Özal of Turkey and Vali Lale Aytaman

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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