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Location of Eskil
Eskil is located in Turkey
Location of Eskil within Turkey.
Coordinates: 38°24′N 33°25′E / 38.400°N 33.417°E / 38.400; 33.417
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Aksaray
 • Governor Mehmet Keklik
 • Mayor Niyazi Alçay (MHP)
 • District 1,368.80 km2 (528.50 sq mi)
Elevation 932 m (3,058 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 17,044
 • District 26,202
 • District density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 68xxx
Area code(s) 0382
Licence plate 68

Eskil is a town and district of Aksaray Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, situated on the southern shore of Lake Tuz. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 28,952 of which 22,125 live in the town of Eskil.[3] The district covers an area of 1,369 km2 (529 sq mi),[4] and the average elevation in the center is 932 m (3,058 ft).


  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. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (in Turkish). Archived from the original (XLS) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  4. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-04-21. 


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Coordinates: 38°24′06″N 33°24′47″E / 38.40167°N 33.41306°E / 38.40167; 33.41306