Sudurağı

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Sudurağı
(Sıdıvra)
Town
Sudurağı is located in Turkey
Sudurağı
Sudurağı
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°17′N 33°22′E / 37.283°N 33.367°E / 37.283; 33.367Coordinates: 37°17′N 33°22′E / 37.283°N 33.367°E / 37.283; 33.367
Country  Turkey
Province Karaman Province
District Karaman central district
Elevation 1,015 m (3,330 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,245
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 70140
Area code(s) 0338
Licence plate 78

Sudurağı is a belde (town) in the central district (Karaman) of Karaman Province, Turkey. Situated in the vast Central Anatolia plains at 37°17′N 33°22′E / 37.283°N 33.367°E / 37.283; 33.367 it is 20 kilometres (12 mi) north east of Karaman. The population of Sudurağı is 2,245 as of 2010.[1] The original settlement was nothing but a base to protect the caravan route during the Ottoman Empire era. After the Turkmens settlements the Sudurağı was declared a seat of township.[2]

Future[edit]

According to Sustainable development report prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Turkey) the projected population of Sudurağı in 2025 is 6000. The present master plan of the town is found to be sufficient for the future expansion.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Institute
  2. ^ Mayor’s page (in Turkish)
  3. ^ Mersin Karaman Bölgesi Planlama Bölgesi Çevre Düzeni Planı, TC Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı p.36