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Kırkağaç

Kırkağaç
District
Location of Kırkağaç within Turkey.
Location of Kırkağaç within Turkey.
Kırkağaç is located in Turkey
Kırkağaç
Kırkağaç
Location of Kırkağaç
Coordinates:
Country  Turkey
Region Aegean
Province Manisa
Area[1]
 • District 549.40 km2 (212.12 sq mi)
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 25,686
 • District 44,991
 • District density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 45xxx
Area code(s) 236
Licence plate 45
Website www.kirkagac.bel.tr

Kırkağaç is a town and district of Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 48,303 of which 25,093 live in the town of Kırkağaç.[3][4] The district covers an area of 549 km2 (212 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 188 m (617 ft).

Contents

  • Features 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Features

Kırkağaç is an agricultural district and known for its special kind of melon which is named Kırkağaç melon (Turkish: Kırkağaç kavunu).

Notes

  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. ^  
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

References

  • Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Kırkağaç, Turkey". Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

External links

  • District governor's official website (Turkish)
  • Road map of Kırkağaç and environs
  • Webshots - Image of Kırkağaç Melon Show
  • Buy Kirkagac Melon in the UK

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