Dikilitaş, Niğde

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Dikilitaş is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°07′N 35°05′E / 38.117°N 35.083°E / 38.117; 35.083Coordinates: 38°07′N 35°05′E / 38.117°N 35.083°E / 38.117; 35.083
Country  Turkey
Province Niğde Province
District Niğde Central district
Elevation 1,485 m (4,870 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,019
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 51000
Area code(s) 0388
Licence plate 51

Dikilitaş (former Enehil) is a small belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. Dikilitaş at 38°07′N 35°05′E / 38.117°N 35.083°E / 38.117; 35.083 is situated to the northeast of Niğde. Distance to Niğde is 48 kilometres (30 mi). The population of the town is 1019 as of 2011 [1] The former population of Dikilitaş was composed of Karamanlides and Moslem Turks. (Karamanlides was a Turkish-speaking Orthodox Christian community.) According to Ottoman documents, there were 200 Karamanlides and 80 Moslem Turkish families.[2] But in 1924, as result of Population exchange between Greece and Turkey agreement Karamanlides were replaced by Moslem Turks from Greece.