Koyulhisar

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Koyulhisar
Koyulhisar is located in Turkey
Koyulhisar
Koyulhisar
Coordinates: 40°18′19″N 37°49′50″E / 40.30528°N 37.83056°E / 40.30528; 37.83056Coordinates: 40°18′19″N 37°49′50″E / 40.30528°N 37.83056°E / 40.30528; 37.83056
Country Turkey
Province Sivas
Government
 • Mayor Osman Epsileli (MHP)
 • Kaymakam İsmail Sündük
Area[1]
 • District 1,041.76 km2 (402.23 sq mi)
Elevation 970 m (3,180 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 4,138
 • District 12,404
 • District density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Post code 58660
Website www.koyulhisar.bel.tr

Koyulhisar is a town and a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. The mayor is Osman Epsileli (MHP).

The ancient city of Nicopolis (Νικόπολις in ancient Greek) stood at this place. Historically, it has also been known as Koyluhisar and Koyunlu Hisar.

References[edit]

  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.