Arpaçay

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Arpaçay
Arpaçay is located in Turkey
Arpaçay
Arpaçay
Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 43°19′54″E / 40.84833°N 43.33167°E / 40.84833; 43.33167Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 43°19′54″E / 40.84833°N 43.33167°E / 40.84833; 43.33167
CountryTurkey
ProvinceKars
Government
 • MayorErçetin Altay (AKP)
 • KaymakamMurat Demirci
Area
 • District1,285.19 km2 (496.21 sq mi)
Elevation
1,675 m (5,495 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
2,956
 • District
19,724
 • District density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Post code
36730
Websitewww.arpacay.bel.tr

Arpaçay (Ottoman Turkish: زاروشادZaruşad,[3] Armenian: Զարիշատ / Zarishat; Azerbaijani: Arpaçay ilçəsi; Georgian: წინუბანი / Tzinubani or სულა ზარიშტიანი / Sula Zarishtiani; Kurdish: Zarûşad; called Zaruşat until it was officially renamed in 1922) is a town and a district of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The population is 2,503 as of 2010. The mayor is Erçetin Altay (AKP).

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  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.
  3. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 534.