Yıldızeli

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For the surname, see Yıldızeli (surname).
Yıldızeli
Yıldızeli is located in Turkey
Yıldızeli
Yıldızeli
Coordinates: 39°51′51″N 36°35′54″E / 39.86417°N 36.59833°E / 39.86417; 36.59833Coordinates: 39°51′51″N 36°35′54″E / 39.86417°N 36.59833°E / 39.86417; 36.59833
Country Turkey
Province Sivas
Government
 • Mayor Yılmaz Navruz (MHP)
 • Kaymakam Hakan Yavuz Erdoğan
Area[1]
 • District 3,044.08 km2 (1,175.33 sq mi)
Elevation 1,401 m (4,596 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 8,758
 • District 42,723
 • District density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Post code 585xx
Website www.yildizeli.bel.tr

Yıldızeli is a town and a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. The mayor is Yılmaz Navruz (MHP). Yıldızeli has a broad and colorful history and culture. Various social communities reside in Yıldızeli, such as Alevis, Turkmens, Circassians, Kurds etc. The district has a lot of touristic places as well as hot springs which are claimed to be curative for some diseases.

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.