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A panoramic view of Gölköy
A panoramic view of Gölköy
Location of Gölköy within Turkey.
Location of Gölköy within Turkey.
Gölköy is located in Turkey
Location of Gölköy
Coordinates: 40°41′N 37°37′E / 40.683°N 37.617°E / 40.683; 37.617
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Ordu
 • Mayor Ali Kemal Mert (AKP)
 • District 414.77 km2 (160.14 sq mi)
Elevation 1,054 m (3,458 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 12,822
 • District 37,564
 • District density 91/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 52600
Area code(s) 0452
Licence plate 52
Climate Csb
Website www.golkoy.bel.tr

Gölköy is a town and district of Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The town is located 60 km (37 mi) inland from the city of Ordu on the road to Sivas. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 66,491 of which 24,162 live in the town of Gölköy.[3][4] The district covers an area of 415 km2 (160 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 1,054 m (3,458 ft).

Places of interest include the Byzantine castle of Habsamana, and a number of places of natural beauty for walking and climbing including the village of Cihadiye and the lake of Ulugöl.

The villages of Gölköy district include Ahmetli, Akçalı, Bayıralan, Bulut, Cihadiye, Çatak, Çetilli, Emirler, Güzelyayla, Haruniye, Hürriyet, İçyaka, Kaleköy, Konak, Kozören, Özlü, Süleymaniye, and Yuvapınar.

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  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" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2009-05-18. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2009-05-18. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2009-05-18. 


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Media related to Gölköy, Ordu at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°41′15″N 37°37′04″E / 40.68750°N 37.61778°E / 40.68750; 37.61778