Coordinates: 38°25′22″N 38°21′56″E / 38.42278°N 38.36556°E / 38.42278; 38.36556Coordinates: 38°25′22″N 38°21′56″E / 38.42278°N 38.36556°E / 38.42278; 38.36556
Country  Turkey
Province Malatya
  Mayor Selahattin Gürkan (AKP)
  Kaymakam Abdulmuttalip Aksoy
  District 234.58 km2 (90.57 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 17,224
  District 29,891
  District density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Post code 443xx

Battalgazi, (Kurdish: Melediya kevn), is a town and district of Malatya Province of Turkey. The mayor is Selahattin Gürkan (AKP).

Formerly named Eskimalatya (Old Malatya), the center town corresponds to the previous location of Malatya city, at a distance of 20 km from the modern day urban center and provincial seat of Malatya. The town was renamed in honor of Battal Gazi.

See also


Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Battalgazi.
  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.
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