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Burdur

Burdur
Municipality
Burdur is located in Turkey
Burdur
Coordinates:
Country Turkey
Province Burdur
Government
 • Mayor Ali Orkun Ercengiz (CHP)
Area[1]
 • District 1,450.98 km2 (560.23 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 72,377
 • District 96,816
 • District density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Website .tr.gov.burdur-bldwww

Burdur (Polydorion, Πολυδώριον in Ancient greek) is a city southwestern Turkey and the seat of the Burdur Province of Turkey. It is located at , on the shore of Lake Burdur. Its estimated 2010 population is 78,389.[3]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Climate 2
  • Education 3
  • Notable residents 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The history of Burdur goes back 8000 years. In the 12th century it fell under Seljuk rule. In 15th century the Ottomans took over the place.

Climate

Burdur has a continental Mediterranean climate with cold, snowy winters and very hot, long and dry summers.

Climate data for Burdur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
19.4
(66.9)
27.8
(82)
30.7
(87.3)
33.5
(92.3)
38.1
(100.6)
40.7
(105.3)
41.0
(105.8)
37.0
(98.6)
32.4
(90.3)
25.6
(78.1)
20.5
(68.9)
41
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 6.9
(44.4)
8.5
(47.3)
12.8
(55)
17.6
(63.7)
23.1
(73.6)
28.2
(82.8)
32.0
(89.6)
32.2
(90)
27.8
(82)
21.4
(70.5)
14.0
(57.2)
8.2
(46.8)
19.39
(66.91)
Average low °C (°F) −1.1
(30)
−0.7
(30.7)
1.9
(35.4)
5.9
(42.6)
9.9
(49.8)
13.9
(57)
17.0
(62.6)
16.8
(62.2)
12.7
(54.9)
8.2
(46.8)
3.5
(38.3)
0.6
(33.1)
7.38
(45.28)
Record low °C (°F) −14.0
(6.8)
−13.0
(8.6)
−11.6
(11.1)
−7.0
(19.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
5.2
(41.4)
9.7
(49.5)
10.2
(50.4)
4.4
(39.9)
−2.0
(28.4)
−9.9
(14.2)
−11.0
(12.2)
−14
(6.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 51.1
(2.012)
39.3
(1.547)
45.0
(1.772)
50.4
(1.984)
39.6
(1.559)
26.0
(1.024)
17.6
(0.693)
9.2
(0.362)
17.8
(0.701)
35.8
(1.409)
42.2
(1.661)
59.1
(2.327)
433.1
(17.051)
Average rainy days 11.0 9.7 10.0 10.7 9.4 5.6 3.5 2.5 3.6 6.3 7.9 10.9 91.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 114.7 137.2 182.9 204 275.9 330 359.6 337.9 273 217 156 93 2,681.2
Source: Devlet Meteoroloji İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü [4]

Education

Mehmet Akif Ersoy University campus

Mehmet Akif Ersoy University is located in Burdur.

Notable residents

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. ^ Statistical Institute.
  4. ^ http://www.dmi.gov.tr/veridegerlendirme/il-ve-ilceler-istatistik.aspx?m=BURDUR

External links

  • Governor's official website
  • Site with a few pictures
  • Very many pictures of the Archaeological Museum
  • Burdur News
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