Akçaova

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Akçaova
Town
Akçaova is located in Turkey
Akçaova
Akçaova
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°30′N 28°02′E / 37.500°N 28.033°E / 37.500; 28.033Coordinates: 37°30′N 28°02′E / 37.500°N 28.033°E / 37.500; 28.033
Country Turkey
ProvinceAydın Province
DistrictÇine
Elevation
230 m (755 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total2,564
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
09520
Area code(s)0256
Licence plate09

Akçaova (literally "white plains") is a town in Çine district of Aydın Province, Turkey. At 37°30′N 26°02′E / 37.500°N 26.033°E / 37.500; 26.033 it is situated in the plains to the south west of Çine Creek a tributary of Büyükmenderes River. The distance to Çine is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) and to Aydın is 52 kilometres (32 mi). The population of Akçaova was 2564 [1] as of 2012. The earlier name of the settlement was Akçaoba ("white tribe") referring to the noımadic Turkmen founders of the settlement in 1820s.[2] In 1969, the settlement was declared a seat of township. Main economic acrivity is olive groves and cattle breeding. There is an integrated meat plant in the town.

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