Kozlu, Zonguldak

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Kozlu is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 41°26′N 31°45′E / 41.433°N 31.750°E / 41.433; 31.750Coordinates: 41°26′N 31°45′E / 41.433°N 31.750°E / 41.433; 31.750
Country  Turkey
Province Zonguldak Province
District Zonguldak central district
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 34,739
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 67600
Area code(s) 0372
Licence plate 67
Climate Cfb

Kozlu is a ilçe (district) in the central part of Zonguldak Province, Turkey. It is situated at the coast of Black Sea. At 41°26′N 31°45′E / 41.433°N 31.750°E / 41.433; 31.750 it is west of Zonguldak. But it is almost merged to Zonguldak. The population of Kozlu is 34739.[1] as of 2010. It is a relatively a new town founded after coal mines around Zonguldak were discovered. In 1926 the coal company of Kozlu was founded and Kozlu flourished . In 1936 together with the other mines around Kozlu company was bought by the government.[2] At the present Kozlu is a typical mining town.