Afşin

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Afşin
Afşin is located in Turkey
Afşin
Afşin
Coordinates: 38°15′00″N 36°55′00″E / 38.25000°N 36.91667°E / 38.25000; 36.91667Coordinates: 38°15′00″N 36°55′00″E / 38.25000°N 36.91667°E / 38.25000; 36.91667
Country Turkey
ProvinceKahramanmaraş
Government
 • MayorFazlı Aydoğan (AKP)
 • KaymakamFaik Arıcan
Area
 • District1,427.77 km2 (551.27 sq mi)
Elevation
1,230 m (4,040 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
43,217
 • District
83,324
 • District density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Post code
46500
Websitewww.afsin.bel.tr

Afşin is a town and district of Kahramanmaraş Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.

The town of Afşin had a population of roughly 43,217 in 2012. Its economy consists mainly of agriculture although in recent years the industry has been developing slowly.

Amongst the villages in the district of Afşin are Tanır and Büyük Tatlar. Tanır has three quarters: Önder, Karşıyaka, Çağlayan.[citation needed]

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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