Afyonkarahisar (Turkis pronunciation: [afjonkaɾahiˈsaɾ], Turkis: afyon "poppy, opium", kara "black", hisar "fortress"[3]) is a ceety in westren Turkey, the caipital o Afyon Province.

Afyonkarahisar
A view frae the Cumhuriyet Square an Utku Monument in Afyonkarahisar
A view frae the Cumhuriyet Square an Utku Monument in Afyonkarahisar
Afyonkarahisar is locatit in Turkey
Afyonkarahisar
Afyonkarahisar
Location o Afyonkarahisar
Coordinates: 38°45.48′N 30°32.32′E / 38.75800°N 30.53867°E / 38.75800; 30.53867Coordinates: 38°45.48′N 30°32.32′E / 38.75800°N 30.53867°E / 38.75800; 30.53867
KintraTurkey
RegionAegean
ProvinceAfyonkarahisar
Govrenment
 • MayorBurhanettin Çoban (AKP)
 • Governorİrfan Balkanlıoğlu
Area
 • Destrict1,025.14 km2 (395.81 sq mi)
Elevation
1,021 m (3,350 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
186,991
 • Destrict
263,297
 • Destrict density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
03xxx
Licence plate03
Wabsteidwww.afyon-bld.gov.tr

Twin touns – sister ceetiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  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. Lewis Thomas (Apr 1, 1986). Elementary Turkish. Courier Dover Publications. p. 12. ISBN 978-0486250649.