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Elbeyli is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°40′31″N 37°27′58″E / 36.67528°N 37.46611°E / 36.67528; 37.46611Coordinates: 36°40′31″N 37°27′58″E / 36.67528°N 37.46611°E / 36.67528; 37.46611
Country Turkey
Province Kilis
 • Mayor Süleyman Şimşek (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Meral Uçar
 • District 205.26 km2 (79.25 sq mi)
Elevation 514 m (1,686 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,807
 • District 5,943
 • District density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Post code 79500
Website www.kiliselbeyli.bel.tr

Elbeyli, formerly Alimantar (Kurdish: Eliyê Mentarê‎), is a city and district[3] of Kilis Province in Turkey.

Elbeyli was controlled by the Seljuk Turks between 1040 and 1157, then the Ilkhanate, and finally by the Anatolian beylik of Dulkadirids before being brought into the Ottoman Empire by Selim I in 1517, following the Battle of Marj Dabiq.


  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. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/turkey-kilis.php

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