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Sarıhacı village in Araç
Sarıhacı village in Araç
Location of Araç within Turkey.
Location of Araç within Turkey.
Araç is located in Turkey
Location of Araç
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Kastamonu
 • Mayor Mustafa Ayanoğlu (AKP)
 • District 1,641.57 km2 (633.81 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 5,986
 • District 19,337
 • District density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37xxx
Area code(s) 366
Licence plate 37

Araç is a town and district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, the population of the district is 20,002, of which 5,860 residents live in the town of Araç.[3][4] The district covers an area of 1,642 km2 (634 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 740 m (2,428 ft).


  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. ^ Statistical Institute
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-11-22. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-11-22. 


  • Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Araç, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-11-08. 

External links

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  • District governor's official website (Turkish)

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