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Ağlasun

Ağlasun
Ağlasun is located in Turkey
Ağlasun
Ağlasun
Coordinates:
Country Turkey
Province Burdur
Government
 • Mayor Aydın Kaplan
 • Kaymakam Oğuzhan Bulut
Area[1]
 • District 310.11 km2 (119.73 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 3,981
 • District 8,843
 • District density 29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Post code 15500
Website .tr.bel.aglasunwww

Ağlasun (from Greek Αγαλασσός Agalassos, in turn from Koine Greek Σαγαλασσός Sagalassos, in turn from Hittite Salawassa) is a town and district of Burdur Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. The mayor is Aydın Kaplan (MHP).

The town is 7 km from the ruins of the ancient city of Sagalassos, from which it gets its modern name.

With its rich architectural heritage, Ağlasun is a member of the Norwich-based European Association of Historic Towns and Regions.[3]

See also

References

  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. ^ HistoricTowns.org - Turkey

External links

  • District governor's official website (Turkish)
  • Beyaz Arif Akbas: Sagalassos: City of Fairies", Adrianapolis, Yalnizgoz Yay. 2010, ISBN 978-1-4536-1300-9. http://en.calameo.com/read/0002983841c7acaa28dc8
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