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Aziziye is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100Coordinates: 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100
Country  Turkey
Province Erzurum Province
 • Body İlçe (district)
 • Mayor Muhammed Cevdet Orhan (AKP)
Elevation 1,760 m (3,770 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Urban 41,069
 • District 51,532
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 25xxx
Area code(s) 0442
Climate Dfb

Aziziye is a municipality and governed district in Greater Erzurum, Turkey. Erzurum is one of 30 metropolitan centers in Turkey having more than one municipality within its city borders. Erzurum has three second-level municipalities within the city in addition to the municipality of Greater Erzurum (büyükşehir). Aziziye lies in the western part of Erzurum at 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100. The population of the district center was 41,069[3]as of 2013. Erzurum was declared a metropolitan center in 1993. The municipality of Aziziye was established in 1993 by merging Ilıca and Dadaşkent. [4]The corresponding district governorate was established in 2008. The district center is famous for thermal springs (39.40C)

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. ^ Statistical Institute
  4. ^ Mayor's page (in Turkish) Archived April 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.