Bayat, Afyonkarahisar

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Bayat
Bayat is located in Turkey
Bayat
Bayat
Coordinates: 38°59′N 30°55′E / 38.983°N 30.917°E / 38.983; 30.917Coordinates: 38°59′N 30°55′E / 38.983°N 30.917°E / 38.983; 30.917
CountryTurkey
ProvinceAfyonkarahisar
Area
 • District575.29 km2 (222.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
4,392
 • District
8,235
 • District density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
ClimateCsb

Bayat is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. The mayor is Kadir Üçer (CHP).

Name

Bayat is one of a number of towns and villages in Anatolia named after a branch of the Oghuz Turks, who migrated west from the Turkish homelands in Central Asia between 1100 and 1300 AD.

Settlements in the district

References

  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.