Aşkale

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Aşkale
Aşkale is located in Turkey
Aşkale
Aşkale
Coordinates: 39°55′16″N 40°41′41″E / 39.92111°N 40.69472°E / 39.92111; 40.69472Coordinates: 39°55′16″N 40°41′41″E / 39.92111°N 40.69472°E / 39.92111; 40.69472
Country  Turkey
Province Erzurum
Government
 • Mayor Enver Başaran (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Mustafa Özsoy
Area[1]
 • District 1,529.79 km2 (590.66 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 12,597
 • District 24,628
 • District density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Post code 25500
Climate Dsb

Aşkale (Ottoman Turkish: اش قلعه‎), (Kurdish: Soxane‎), is a town and district of Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Enver Başaran (AKP). The population is 12,509 (as of 2010.)

Kandilli Ski Resort, which hosts cross-country skiing and biathlon competitions at some international winter sports events, is situated in Aşkale.

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.