Ceylanpınar

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Ceylanpınar
Ceylanpınar is located in Turkey
Ceylanpınar
Ceylanpınar
Coordinates: 36°50′46″N 40°02′56″E / 36.84611°N 40.04889°E / 36.84611; 40.04889Coordinates: 36°50′46″N 40°02′56″E / 36.84611°N 40.04889°E / 36.84611; 40.04889
Country Turkey
ProvinceŞanlıurfa
Government
 • MayorMenderes Atilla (AKP)
 • KaymakamMusa Uslan
Area
 • District2,200.84 km2 (849.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
48,050
 • District
77,981
 • District density35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Post code
63570
Websitewww.ceylanpinar.bel.tr
Districts of Şanlıurfa

Ceylanpınar (Arabic: رأس العين‎ Ra's al 'Ayn, Kurdish: Serê Kaniyê or Serêkaniyê‎, Ottoman Turkish: رأس العينResülayn[3]) is a district of Şanlıurfa Province in southeastern Turkey. On the border with Syria, it is reached by a long straight road D.905 across the plain south from Viranşehir. It forms a divided city with Ra's al-'Ayn in Syria and there is a border crossing.

The district covers an area of 2,003 km2 (773 sq mi) and has a population of 69,774 (2000 census), of whom 44,258 live in the town of Ceylanpınar itself.[4]

Immigration[edit]

Evren Paşa neighborhood is populated by Uzbeks which came from Afghanistan as refugees.[5]

Climate[edit]

Ceylanpınar has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa). Summers are extremely hot with virtually no rain at all, winters tend to be cool but can become very cold due to northeasterly winds.[6]

Climate data for Ceylanpınar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11
(52)
13
(55)
18
(64)
23
(73)
30
(86)
37
(99)
40
(104)
40
(104)
36
(97)
28
(82)
20
(68)
13
(55)
26
(78)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
1
(34)
4
(39)
8
(46)
12
(54)
17
(63)
20
(68)
19
(66)
15
(59)
10
(50)
4
(39)
1
(34)
9
(49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70
(2.8)
66
(2.6)
62
(2.4)
44
(1.7)
22
(0.9)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
22
(0.9)
44
(1.7)
69
(2.7)
399
(15.7)
Average precipitation days 12 11 11 10 7 0 0 0 0 5 9 11 76
Source: Weatherbase [7]

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.
  3. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 419.
  4. ^ GABB - Ceylanpınar Belediyesi Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [1] Urfa'daki Özbek Türkleri Nevruz'u kutladı
  6. ^ Climate Summary
  7. ^ http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=172751&refer=&cityname=Ceylanpinar-H'ims-Syria&units=metric