Selim (District), Kars

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Selim is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 40°27′48″N 42°47′09″E / 40.46333°N 42.78583°E / 40.46333; 42.78583Coordinates: 40°27′48″N 42°47′09″E / 40.46333°N 42.78583°E / 40.46333; 42.78583
Country Turkey
Province Kars
 • Mayor Coşkun Altun (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Mehmet Nebi Kaya
 • District 1,009.26 km2 (389.68 sq mi)
Elevation 1,857 m (6,093 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,084
 • District 26,142
 • District density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Post code 36900

Selim (Ottoman Turkish: سليم‎, Kurdish: Selîm‎, Russian: Ново-Селим) is a town and a district of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The population is 4,781 as of 2010. The mayor is Coşkun Altun (AKP).


  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.