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Akçakoca beach
Akçakoca beach
Akçakoca is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 41°5′N 31°7′E / 41.083°N 31.117°E / 41.083; 31.117Coordinates: 41°5′N 31°7′E / 41.083°N 31.117°E / 41.083; 31.117
Country  Turkey
Province Düzce
 • District 440.26 km2 (169.99 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 23,359
 • District 37,216
 • District density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Climate Cfb

Akçakoca is both a town and district of Düzce Province, in the Black Sea region of Turkey, located about 200 km east of Istanbul. The town was named after a Turkish chieftain of the 14th century CE who captured the area for the Ottoman Empire, and sports a statue in his honor. The town features a modern mosque of unusual design. Tourist attractions include beaches and a small ruined castle. It is the regional center of hazelnut cultivation. The mayor is Cüneyt Yemenici (Ak Parti).

List of villages of Akçakoca district[edit]


In the late 19th and early 20th century, Akçakoca was part of the Kastamonu Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.



  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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