Olur

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Olur
Olur is located in Turkey
Olur
Olur
Coordinates: 40°49′47″N 42°07′43″E / 40.82972°N 42.12861°E / 40.82972; 42.12861Coordinates: 40°49′47″N 42°07′43″E / 40.82972°N 42.12861°E / 40.82972; 42.12861
CountryTurkey
ProvinceErzurum
Government
 • MayorRüstem Polat (AKP)
 • KaymakamYunus Emre Altıner
Area
 • District797.72 km2 (308.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
2,157
 • District
7,473
 • District density9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Post code
25650
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.olur.bel.tr

Olur, formerly Tayotskar, Tavusker and Taoskari (Armenian: Տայոց քար, meaning "Rock from Tayk"; Georgian: ტაოსკარი, meaning "Gates of Tao"), is a town and district of Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Rüstem Polat (AKP). The population is 2,225 (as of 2010).

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.