Location of Çan within Turkey.

Location of Çan

Coordinates: 40°02′N 27°03′E / 40.033°N 27.050°E / 40.033; 27.050
Country  Turkey
Region Marmara
Province Çanakkale
  Mayor Abdurrahman Kuzu (AKP)
  District 906.63 km2 (350.05 sq mi)
Elevation 129 m (423 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 29,214
  District 50,002
  District density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 17xxx
Area code(s) 286
Licence plate 17
Website www.can.bel.tr

Çan is a town and district of Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, population of the district is 50,669 of which 28,808 live in the town of Çan.[3][4] The district covers an area of 907 km2 (350 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 129 m (423 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 2009-04-21.
  5. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2009-04-21.


Coordinates: 40°01′39″N 27°02′51″E / 40.02750°N 27.04750°E / 40.02750; 27.04750

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