Yazıkonak

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Yazıkonak

(Vertetil)
Town
Yazıkonak is located in Turkey
Yazıkonak
Yazıkonak
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°37′N 39°18′E / 38.617°N 39.300°E / 38.617; 39.300Coordinates: 38°37′N 39°18′E / 38.617°N 39.300°E / 38.617; 39.300
Country Turkey
ProvinceElazığ Province
DistrictElazığ central district
Elevation
885 m (2,910 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total9,090
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
23180
Area code(s)0424
Licence plate23
ClimateCsa

Yazıkonak (former Vertetil, meaning " rose garden") is a belde (town) in the central district (Elazığ) of Elazığ Province, Turkey. It is situated to the west of Keban Dam resorvoir at 38°37′N 39°18′E / 38.617°N 39.300°E / 38.617; 39.300.The distance to Elazığ is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi). The population of Yazıkonak was 9090 [1] as of 2013. The town is a relatively new settlement. Elazığ Airport which is just at the southwest of Yazıkonak contributed to the rapid increase in population. In 1986, it was declared a seat of township. Agriculture, cattle rising and light industries are among the economic activities of the town.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkstat". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. ^ Mayor's page (in Turkish)