Keçiborlu

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Keçiborlu
Keçiborlu is located in Turkey
Keçiborlu
Keçiborlu
Coordinates: 37°56′35″N 30°18′08″E / 37.94306°N 30.30222°E / 37.94306; 30.30222Coordinates: 37°56′35″N 30°18′08″E / 37.94306°N 30.30222°E / 37.94306; 30.30222
Country Turkey
Province Isparta
District Keçiborlu
Government
 • Mayor Turgut Soykan
Area[1]
 • District 535.75 km2 (206.85 sq mi)
Elevation 1,010 m (3,310 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 6,924
 • District 14,819
 • District density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Post code 32700
Website www.keciborlu.bel.tr

Keçiborlu is a town and district of Isparta Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. The town had 7,049 inhabitants according to 2010 census.

Etymology[edit]

The town was known as Eudoxipolis (Ευδοξίπολη in Greek) during the Roman and Byzantine periods.

History[edit]

Keçiborlu is known as the site where Atlasjet Flight 4203 crashed on November 30, 2007.

Economy[edit]

In the early 20th-century, sulphur was mined in the area.[3]

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. 
  3. ^ Prothero, G.W. (1920). Anatolia. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 107. 

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