Cihanbeyli

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Cihanbeyli
District
Location of Cihanbeyli within Turkey.
Location of Cihanbeyli within Turkey.
Cihanbeyli is located in Turkey
Cihanbeyli
Cihanbeyli
Location of Cihanbeyli within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°39′N 32°56′E / 38.650°N 32.933°E / 38.650; 32.933
Country  Turkey
Province Konya
Government
 • Mayor Mehmet Kale (AKP)[1]
Area[2]
 • District 4,447.54 km2 (1,717.20 sq mi)
Elevation 950 m (3,120 ft)
Population (2012)[3]
 • Urban 15,966
 • District 57,243
 • District density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 42xxx
Area code(s) 0332
Licence plate 42
Climate Csb
Website www.cihanbeyli.gov.tr

Cihanbeyli (Ottoman Turkish: Esbikeşan) is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 75,871 of which 18,306 live in the town of Cihanbeyli.[4][5]

Sunni Turks form the majority in the city of Cihanbeyli, but the villages (sub-districts) of Cihanbeyli are inhabited mostly by ethnic Sunni Kurds from Reshwan and Canbeg tribes with a significant minority of Bulgarian Turks, Uzbek Tatars and Circassians.

The Cihanbeyli population has, since 1960s, emigrated to Western Europe to seek a better life and later bring their families. The Cihanbeyli community is supposed to make up for one third of the Kurdish diaspora in Denmark and smaller Cihanbeyli communities can be found in Sweden, Switzerland and Germany.

Villages[edit]

The district of Cihanbeyli considers of 45 sub-districts.

Name Old name Ethnicity
Ağabeyli Turk
Ahirigüzel Turk
Atçeken Turk
Bahçelievler Turk-Kurd
Beyliova Xereve Kurd
Böğrüdelik Reşadiye Uzbek
Bulduk Gundê Buldiq Kurd
Büyükbeşkavak Kurd
Cumhuriyet Turk-Kurd
Çimen Çîmane Kurd
Çöl Yoylê Çolê Kurd
Damlakuyu Çorca Turk-Kurd
Gemecik Turk
Göktepe Turk
Gölyazi Xelikan Kurd
Günyüzü Cûdikan Kurd
Hodoğlu Turk
Kale Turk
Kandil Kurd
Karabağ Turk
Karatepe Turk
Karşıyaka Turk-Kurd
Kayı Turk
Kelhasan Kurd
Kırkışla Molîka Kurd
Kocatepe Turk
Korkmazlar Delala Kurd
Köprübaşı Turk
Kuşça Hecîlera Kurd
Küçükbeşkavak Memedelî Kurd
Kütükuşağı Kutûga Kurd
Pinarbasi Bulgarian Turk
Sağlık Qolîta Kurd
Sığırcık Turk
Taşpınar Kurd-Turk
Turanlar Yoylê Tozê Kurd
Tüfekçipınar Bulgarian Turk
Uzuncayayla Turk
Yapalı Kemera Kurd
Yeniceoba Incowê Kurd
Yeniköy Turk
Yeşildere Zozanê Mewlîd / Çîmanabicuk Kurd
Yeşilöz Turk
Yünlükuyu Hacîomera Kurd
Zaferiye Qayisole Kurd

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Cihanbeyli Belediye Başkanı Kale AK Parti'den istifa etmelidir!". 15 December 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (in Turkish). Archived from the original (XLS) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  5. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-03-23. 

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Coordinates: 38°39′29″N 32°55′41″E / 38.65806°N 32.92806°E / 38.65806; 32.92806