Dereli

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Dereli
Town
Dereli stream
Dereli stream
Dereli is located in Turkey
Dereli
Dereli
Coordinates: 40°44′N 38°26′E / 40.733°N 38.433°E / 40.733; 38.433Coordinates: 40°44′N 38°26′E / 40.733°N 38.433°E / 40.733; 38.433
Country Turkey
RegionBlack Sea
ProvinceGiresun
Government
 • MayorKazım Zeki Şenlikoğlu (AKP)
Area
 • District845.24 km2 (326.35 sq mi)
Elevation
346 m (1,135 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
5,871
 • District
20,875
 • District density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
28950
Area code(s)0454
Licence plate28
ClimateCfb

Dereli is a town and district of Giresun Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The mayor is Kazım Zeki Şenlikoğlu (AKP).

Dereli is a small town of 6,043 people in attractive countryside, in the valley of the Aksu Deresi and Akkaya River, inland 28 from Giresun on the road to Şebinkarahisar.

History[edit]

See Giresun for the history of this area, once occupied by the Hittites, Persians, Ancient Greek colonists from Miletos, Macedonians, Ancient Romans, Byzantines, Seljuk Turks, who settled in these valleys and arounds Muslim Kızılbaş, Turkmen Turks (Chepni) and finally the Ottoman Empire.

Places to see[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.

District[edit]

Dereli District