Kabataş, Ordu

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Location of Kabataş within Turkey.
Location of Kabataş within Turkey.
Kabataş is located in Turkey
Location of Kabataş
Coordinates: 40°45′N 37°27′E / 40.750°N 37.450°E / 40.750; 37.450
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Ordu
 • Mayor Yakup Yılmaz (AKP)
 • District 74.59 km2 (28.80 sq mi)
Elevation 701 m (2,300 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,734
 • District 12,417
 • District density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 52520
Area code(s) 0452
Licence plate 52
Climate Cfb
Website www.kabatas.bel.tr

Kabataş, formerly Karay, is a town and district of Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 20,644 of which 9,211 live in the town of Kabataş.[3][4] The district covers an area of 75 km2 (29 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 701 m (2,300 ft).

Formerly the village of Karay, Kabataş is in the Canik Mountains, 40 km inland from the Black Sea coast. The area was conquered by the Anatolian beylik of Hacı Emiroğulları in 1380.


  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 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2009-04-25. 


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Coordinates: 40°45′00″N 37°27′00″E / 40.75000°N 37.45000°E / 40.75000; 37.45000