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
Country Turkey
Province Afyonkarahisar
Area[1]
 • District 575.29 km2 (222.12 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 4,392
 • District 8,235
 • District density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Climate Csb

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

It may be the site of Claneus, an Ancient city and bishopric in the Roman province of Phrygia Salutaris Secunda, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.

Name[edit]

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 I the district[edit]

References[edit]

  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.