Çiftlik, Niğde

For the town formerly named Çiftlik in Tokat Province, see Sulusaray.
Town and district

Location of Çiftlik (District), Niğde within Turkey.

Location of Çiftlik (District), Niğde within Turkey.

Coordinates: 38°10′N 34°29′E / 38.167°N 34.483°E / 38.167; 34.483Coordinates: 38°10′N 34°29′E / 38.167°N 34.483°E / 38.167; 34.483
Country  Turkey
Province Niğde
  Mayor Yusuf Öcal (CHP)
  District 421.99 km2 (162.93 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 3,468
  District 29,536
  District density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 51xxx
Area code(s) 0
Licence plate 51

Çiftlik is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 67 km from the town of Niğde, and 65 km from Aksaray. There is a much shorter route over the mountains to Niğde but that road is often under snow and closed in winter. Population is (2010) 29,183 of which 3,304 live in the town of Çiftlik.[3]

Çiftlik is Turkish for farm, appropriately in this rural area which was previously known as Melendiz.

Obsidian is found in the area.

Places of interest


Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Ciftlik, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

  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

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