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Location of Selendi within Turkey.
Location of Selendi within Turkey.
Selendi is located in Turkey
Location of Selendi
Coordinates: 38°45′N 28°52′E / 38.750°N 28.867°E / 38.750; 28.867
Country  Turkey
Region Aegean
Province Manisa
 • District 700.97 km2 (270.65 sq mi)
Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 6,558
 • District 22,273
 • District density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 45xxx
Area code(s) 236
Licence plate 45

Selendi is a town and district of Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 26,061 of which 8,095 live in the town of Selendi.[3] The district covers an area of 701 km2 (271 sq mi),[4] and the town lies at an elevation of 431 m (1,414 ft).

It was located in antiquity on a tributary of the Hermos River.[5]


The town remains a titular See in the Roman Catholic Church.


  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 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  4. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Archived from the original on 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  5. ^ W. M. Ramsay, The Historical Geography of Asia Minor p122.


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Coordinates: 38°44′40″N 28°52′04″E / 38.74444°N 28.86778°E / 38.74444; 28.86778