For the lake, see Lake Acıgöl.

Location of Acıgöl within Turkey.

Location of Acıgöl within Turkey.

Coordinates: 38°33′N 34°31′E / 38.550°N 34.517°E / 38.550; 34.517Coordinates: 38°33′N 34°31′E / 38.550°N 34.517°E / 38.550; 34.517
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Nevşehir
  Governor Ferit Görükmez
  Mayor İsmail Çavuşoğlu (AKP)
  District 497.29 km2 (192.00 sq mi)
Elevation 1,256 m (4,121 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 5,817
  District 19,943
  District density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 50xxx
Area code(s) 0384
Vehicle registration 50
Climate Csb

Acıgöl, (pronounced [ˈadʒɯɡøɫ]) formerly Dobada, is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 15,040 of which 5,825 live in the town of Acıgöl, and the remainder in surrounding villages.[3] The district covers an area of 497 km2 (192 sq mi),[4] and the town lies at an average elevation of 1,256 m (4,121 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. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Archived from the original on 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2008-04-12.


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