Ayvacık, Çanakkale

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Temple of Athena in Assos, Ayvacık
Temple of Athena in Assos, Ayvacık
Location of Ayvacık within Turkey.
Location of Ayvacık within Turkey.
Ayvacık is located in Turkey
Location of Ayvacık
Coordinates: 39°36′N 26°24′E / 39.600°N 26.400°E / 39.600; 26.400
Country  Turkey
Region Marmara
Province Çanakkale
 • Mayor Mehmet Ünal Şahin (AKP)
 • District 892.88 km2 (344.74 sq mi)
Elevation 251 m (823 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 7,920
 • District 30,448
 • District density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 17860
Area code(s) 286
Licence plate 17
Website www.canakkaleayvacik.bel.tr

Ayvacık is a town and district of Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. According to the 2007 census, population of the district is 30.027 of which 7,457 live in the town of Ayvacık.[3][4] The district covers an area of 893 km2 (345 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 251 m (823 ft). During the Gallipoli campaign in World War I it was the target of several allied attacks.

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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. ^ Statistical Institute
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Archived from the original on 19 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 


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Coordinates: 39°36′04″N 26°24′17″E / 39.60111°N 26.40472°E / 39.60111; 26.40472