Sapanca

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Sapanca
Sapanca is located in Turkey
Sapanca
Sapanca
Coordinates: 40°41′26″N 30°16′13″E / 40.69056°N 30.27028°E / 40.69056; 30.27028Coordinates: 40°41′26″N 30°16′13″E / 40.69056°N 30.27028°E / 40.69056; 30.27028
Country Turkey
Province Sakarya
Area[1]
 • District 138.58 km2 (53.51 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 33,000
 • District 38,291
 • District density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)

Sapanca is a town and district in the Sakarya Province in the Marmara region of Turkey near Lake Sapanca. The town's mayor is İbrahim Uslu (AKP).

Sapanca has been recently become a tourist destination, due to its stunning natural environment and its lake, called Sapanca Gölü, as well as its proximity to İstanbul and the city of İzmit, also known as Kocaeli. The town has a number of hotels, such as the RichmondNua Wellness Spa.

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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