Reşadiye

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This article is about the town. For the Ottoman ship, see Ottoman battleship Reşadiye. For all ships in this class, see Reşadiye-class battleship.
Reşadiye
Reşadiye is located in Turkey
Reşadiye
Reşadiye
Coordinates: 40°23′29″N 37°20′18″E / 40.39139°N 37.33833°E / 40.39139; 37.33833Coordinates: 40°23′29″N 37°20′18″E / 40.39139°N 37.33833°E / 40.39139; 37.33833
Country Turkey
Province Tokat
Government
Area[1]
 • District 1,246.40 km2 (481.24 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 8,835
 • District 42,365
 • District density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)

Reşadiye is a town and a district of Tokat Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The mayor is Cemil KILIÇ (AKP). It is near the town of Doğanşehir.

The town was the scene of two major insurgent attacks during the Kurdish-Turkish conflict, the first one being the Sazak assault in 1997, a joint operation between the PKK, DHKP/C and the TKP/ML, killing 4 soldiers and the second being the Reşadiye shooting in 2009 in which the PKK killed 7 and injured 3 soldiers.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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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