Ulaş

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Ulaş
Coordinates: 39°16′21″N36°45′04″E / 39.27250°N 36.75111°E / 39.27250; 36.75111 Coordinates: 39°16′21″N36°45′04″E / 39.27250°N 36.75111°E / 39.27250; 36.75111
Country Turkey
Province Sivas
Government
  MayorHüseyin Gülkanat (CHP)
   Kaymakam Can Aksoy
Area
[1]
  District753.54 km2 (290.94 sq mi)
Elevation
1,382 m (4,534 ft)
Population
(2012) [2]
   Urban
2,807
  District
9,680
  District density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Post code
5838x

Ulaş is a town and a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. The mayor is Hüseyin Gülkanat (CHP).

Sivas Province Province of Turkey in Central Anatolia

Sivas Province, is a province of Turkey. It is largely located at the eastern part of the Central Anatolia region of Turkey; it is the second largest province in Turkey by territory. Its adjacent provinces are Yozgat to the west, Kayseri to the southwest, Kahramanmaraş to the south, Malatya to the southeast, Erzincan to the east, Giresun to the northeast, and Ordu to the north. Its capital is Sivas.

Turkey Republic in Western Asia

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. East Thrace, located in Europe, is separated from Anatolia by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorous strait and the Dardanelles. Turkey is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. Istanbul is the largest city, but more central Ankara is the capital. Approximately 70 to 80 per cent of the country's citizens identify as Turkish. Kurds are the largest minority; the size of the Kurdish population is a subject of dispute with estimates placing the figure at anywhere from 12 to 25 per cent of the population.

Republican Peoples Party (Turkey) social-democratic political party in Turkey

The Republican People's Party is a Kemalist and social-democratic political party in Turkey. It is the oldest political party in the country, and is currently the main opposition in the Grand National Assembly. The CHP describes itself as "a modern social democratic party, which is faithful to the founding principles and values of the Republic of Turkey". The party is cited as "the founding party of modern Turkey". Its logo consists of the Six Arrows, which represent the foundational principles of Kemalism: republicanism, nationalism, statism, populism, laicism, and reformism.

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