Afyonkarahisar ili (Turkish)
Location of Afyonkarahisar Province in Turkey
|• Electoral district||Afyonkarahisar|
|• Governor||Gökmen Çiçek|
|• Total||14,230 km2 (5,490 sq mi)|
|• Density||51/km2 (130/sq mi)|
Afyonkarahisar Province (Turkish : Afyonkarahisar ili), also called more simply Afyon Province, is a province in western Turkey.
Adjacent provinces are Kütahya to the northwest, Uşak to the west, Denizli to the southwest, Burdur to the south, Isparta to the southeast, Konya to the east, and Eskişehir to the north. The provincial capital is Afyonkarahisar. It covers an area of 14.230 km², and the population is about 706.371 (2014 est).
Afyonkarahisar province is divided into 18 districts:
Air pollution in Turkey is a chronic problem here.
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Dinar is a town and large district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, 106 km from the city of Afyon. The mayor is Saffet Acar (MHP).
Başmakçı is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, closer to Denizli than to the city of Afyon itself. The mayor is Halil Özcan (CHP).
Çobanlar is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, a plain 25 km east of the city of Afyon. It covers an area of 422 km², and the population (2010) is 13,364, of which 8,757 live in the town of Çobanlar. The town lines in the 38’ N, 30’ E. Çobanlar has population 13.283. Çobanlar is 990 m high sea level. İn the South Çobanlar's Bey Mountain, in the west Çobanlar's Sultan Mountains. The mayor is Salih Alaka (AKP).
Dazkırı is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, 140 km from the city of Afyon on the road to Denizli. The climate in the district is hot and dry in summer, and cold and wet in winter. The mayor is ismail TAYLAN (CHP).
İscehisar is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, on the road between the city of Afyon and Ankara. The mayor is İsmail Bayram (AKP).
Şuhut is an ilçe (district) in Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, and also the capital of that district. It lies in a small plain, 29 km east of the city of Afyon. It has an area of 983 km², and the population (2000) is 39,421 of which 12,625 live in the town of Şuhut, and the remainder in surrounding villages. The mayor is Recep Bozkurt (AKP).
Evciler is a town and district of Afyonkarahisar Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, on a plain in the mountains behind the Aegean coast, 132 km from the city of Afyon along the road to Denizli. The district is near Acıgöl lake and Işıklı reservoir. The average altitude is 981 m. It covers an area of 235 km², and has a population (2000) of 8,104 of which 4,013 live on the town of Evciler. The mayor is Saim Özer (CHP).
Afyon Kocatepe University is a state university in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. It was established on July 3, 1992.
Lake Eber is a fresh water lake in Afyon Province, Turkey.
Akkoyunlu is a village in the District of Çobanlar, Afyonkarahisar Province, Turkey.
The Afyonkarahisar Archaeological Museum, also known as the Afyon Museum, is an archaeological museum in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. It exhibits a wide variety of artifacts from the Copper Age, Bronze Age and the civilizations of Hittites, Phrygians, Ancient Greece and the Byzantine Empire.
Afyon Ulu Camii is a historical mosque in Afyonkarahisar in Afyonkarahisar province, Turkey.
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