|• Mayor||Ergüder Toptaş (AKP)|
|• Kaymakam||Nur Sevinç Özbek|
|• District||406.77 km2 (157.05 sq mi)|
|• District density||29/km2 (74/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Akyaka (Ottoman Turkish: شوره کل Şoregil or Şöregel, Azerbaijani: Şörəyəl) is a district of Kars Province in eastern Turkey, and the name of the small town that is the district's administrative capital. It is located on Turkey's border with Armenia. The population was 2,273 in 2010. The border was closed by Turkey due to Azerbaijan's aggression in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The settlement was called Şuregel (Shuregel) until 1922 and Kızılçakçak (Kyzylchakchak) between 1922 and 1961. It was also a district between 1922 and 1926, and a township in Arpaçay district between 1926 and 1988. Akyaka municipality was established in 1972.
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