Kumru, Ordu

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Kumru
District
Location of Kumru within Turkey.
Location of Kumru within Turkey.
Kumru is located in Turkey
Kumru
Kumru
Location of Kumru in Turkey
Coordinates: 40°52′28″N 37°15′50″E / 40.87444°N 37.26389°E / 40.87444; 37.26389Coordinates: 40°52′28″N 37°15′50″E / 40.87444°N 37.26389°E / 40.87444; 37.26389
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Ordu Province
Government
 • Mayor Murat Hatipoğlu (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 362.61 km2 (140.00 sq mi)
Elevation 618 m (2,028 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 12,847
 • District 31,847
 • District density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 52xxx
Area code(s) 0452
Licence plate 52
Website www.kumru.bel.tr

Kumru is a town and district of Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 44,307 of which 18,057 live in the town of Kumru.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

The district covers an area of 363 km2 (140 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 618 m (2,028 ft).

Kumru is a small, remote town sandwiched between two mountains, 33 km inland from the Black Sea coast. Ortaca which is locally known as Gebekse meaning Gebe Kilise is a village of Kumru. Ortaçokdeğirmen which got its name from the mills built on the rivers is another village of Kumru. It is located on the sides of Canik mountains and about 15 minutes to Ericek plateau where the most delicious mountain strawberry is naturally grown. It is possible to see 23 shades of green around Kumru and it is almost impossible to see the brown color of earth due to the vast forests.

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 2009-04-25. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units" (in English). Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey" (in English). Retrieved 2009-04-25. 

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