Sarıhacı village in Araç

Location of Araç within Turkey.

Location of Araç

Coordinates: 41°15′N 33°20′E / 41.250°N 33.333°E / 41.250; 33.333
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Kastamonu
  Mayor Mustafa Ayanoğlu (AKP)
  District 1,641.57 km2 (633.81 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 5,986
  District 19,337
  District density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37xxx
Area code(s) 366
Licence plate 37
Climate Cfb

Araç is a town and district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, the population of the district is 20,002, of which 5,860 residents live in the town of Araç.[3][4] The district covers an area of 1,642 km2 (634 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 740 m (2,428 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 2008-11-22.
  5. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-11-22.


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Coordinates: 41°14′32″N 33°19′42″E / 41.24222°N 33.32833°E / 41.24222; 33.32833

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