Seben

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Seben
Seben is located in Turkey
Seben
Seben
Coordinates: 40°25′N 31°34′E / 40.417°N 31.567°E / 40.417; 31.567Coordinates: 40°25′N 31°34′E / 40.417°N 31.567°E / 40.417; 31.567
Country Turkey
Province Bolu
Area[1]
 • District 687.19 km2 (265.33 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,542
 • District 5,754
 • District density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)

Seben is a town and a district of Bolu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey, 56 km south of the town of Bolu. It covers an area of 682 km², and the population (2000) is 8,871 of which 4,334 live in the town of Seben. The mayor is Süleyman Özbağ (AKP).

Seben is an attractive district known for its apples.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The high meadows {yayla), average 1400m, on the flanks of Kiraz Dağı mountain, of these Kızık yayla, with its attractive wooden houses is the best-known.
  • Bağlum Kaplıcaları - healing mineral water spring in the village of Kesenözü, 14km south of Seben.

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.