Eşme

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Eşme
District
Eşme Train Station
Eşme Train Station
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Eşme is located in Turkey
Eşme
Eşme
Coordinates: 38°24′N 28°58′E / 38.400°N 28.967°E / 38.400; 28.967Coordinates: 38°24′N 28°58′E / 38.400°N 28.967°E / 38.400; 28.967
Country Turkey
RegionAegean
ProvinceUşak
Municipalities2
Government
 • MayorAhmet Yıldırım (CHP)
Area
 • District1,361.91 km2 (525.84 sq mi)
Elevation
783 m (2,569 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
14,229
 • District
36,073
 • District density26/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Licence plate64
ClimateCsa
WebsiteMunicipality of Eşme - Prefecture of Eşme

Eşme is a town and district of Uşak Province in the inner Aegean Region of Turkey. Apart from the central town of Eşme, the district counts three townships with own municipality, namely Yeleğen, Ahmetler and Güllü.

The principal economic activities include tobacco farming, stockbreeding, kilim weaving and trading.

History[edit]

From 1867 to 1922, Eşme was part of the Aidin Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.

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.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Eşme at Wikimedia Commons