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Location of Gördes within Turkey.
Location of Gördes within Turkey.
Gördes is located in Turkey
Location of Gördes
Coordinates: 38°56′N 28°17′E / 38.933°N 28.283°E / 38.933; 28.283
Country  Turkey
Region Aegean
Province Manisa
 • District 947.44 km2 (365.81 sq mi)
Elevation 578 m (1,896 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 10,588
 • District 30,491
 • District density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 45xxx
Area code(s) 236
Licence plate 45
Website www.gordes.bel.tr

Gördes is a town and district of Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 38,110 of which 10,809 live in the town of Gördes.[3][4] The district covers an area of 947 km2 (366 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 578 m (1,896 ft).


Gördes is one of the handmade Turkish carpet production centers in Manisa. Gördes carpets have different pattern and styles.


  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 2009-04-15. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2009-04-13. 


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Coordinates: 38°55′58″N 28°17′25″E / 38.93278°N 28.29028°E / 38.93278; 28.29028