Kulu, Konya

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Kulu
District
Location of Kulu, Konya within Turkey.
Location of Kulu, Konya within Turkey.
Kulu is located in Turkey
Kulu
Kulu
Location of Kulu, Konya within Turkey.
Coordinates: 39°05′N 33°05′E / 39.083°N 33.083°E / 39.083; 33.083
Country  Turkey
Province Konya
Government
 • Mayor Ahmet Yıldız (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 1,608.80 km2 (621.16 sq mi)
Elevation 968 m (3,176 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 21,250
 • District 50,525
 • District density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 42770
Area code(s) 0332
Licence plate 42
Website www.kulu.gov.tr

Kulu is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2011 census, population of the district is 55,573 of which 22,844 live in the town of Kulu.[3][4] Many former residents live abroad and work in western European countries like Germany, Denmark and especially Sweden. It is one of the fastest developing cities in Turkey due to its strong ties with its communities in Europe.[citation needed] Kulu is situated approximately 110 km from Ankara and 150 km from the city of Konya. Fredrik Reinfeldt came here once.

Climate[edit]

Kulu has a semi-arid climate with hot and dry summers and cold and snowy winters.

Climate data for Kulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
5
(41)
10
(50)
16
(61)
20
(68)
25
(77)
29
(84)
28
(82)
25
(77)
18
(64)
10
(50)
4
(39)
16
(60.8)
Average low °C (°F) −5
(23)
−4
(25)
−1
(30)
3
(37)
6
(43)
10
(50)
13
(55)
13
(55)
9
(48)
4
(39)
0
(32)
−3
(27)
3.8
(38.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 46
(1.81)
37
(1.46)
35
(1.38)
42
(1.65)
56
(2.2)
27
(1.06)
11
(0.43)
7
(0.28)
12
(0.47)
26
(1.02)
36
(1.42)
49
(1.93)
384
(15.11)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

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. "Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units" (in English). Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  5. ^ http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weatherall.php3?s=171601&refer=&units=metric&cityname=Kulu-Konya-Turkey

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°05′21″N 33°04′50″E / 39.08917°N 33.08056°E / 39.08917; 33.08056

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