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Afşin is located in Turkey
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
Province Kahramanmaraş
 • Mayor Fazlı Aydoğan (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Faik Arıcan
 • District 1,427.77 km2 (551.27 sq mi)
Elevation 1,230 m (4,040 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 43,217
 • District 83,324
 • District density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Post code 46500

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.

Two of the biggest villages that are connected to Afşin are Tanır and Büyük Tatlar.The Biggest village that there are 3 big quarter of Tanır. These are Önder, Karşıyaka, Çağlayan.


  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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