Location in Turkey

Coordinates: 37°48′N 37°28′E / 37.800°N 37.467°E / 37.800; 37.467Coordinates: 37°48′N 37°28′E / 37.800°N 37.467°E / 37.800; 37.467
Country  Turkey
Province Kahramanmaraş Province
District Çağlayancerit
Elevation 930 m (3,050 ft)
Population (2009)
  Total 6,032
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Düzbağ is a town in Kahramanmaraş Province, Turkey


Düzbağ is in the rural area of Çağlayancerit which is a part of Kahramanmaraş Province. The coordinates of the town are 37°47′35″N 37°28′10″E / 37.79306°N 37.46944°E / 37.79306; 37.46944 .The town is situated at the southern foot hill of a mountain. The altitude of the midtown is 930 metres (3,050 ft). The highway distance to Çağlayancerit is 17 kilometres (11 mi) and to Kahramanmaraş is 117 kilometres (73 mi). The population is 6032 as of 2009.[1]


No record survives from 15th century when the settlement was a part of Dulkadirids. The settlement was annexed by the Ottoman Empire during the reign of Selim I in 1517. According to a census soon after the annexation, the name of the village was shown as Helete and population of Helete was found out to be 200. In 1968 the village was declared a township named Düzbağ.[2]


The traditional economic activity is animal husbandry. Main agricultural crops are fruits especially, grapes and apples. There is also a small carpet weaving factory. After the 1960s Düzbağ residents who migrated to Germany to work as industrial workers (gastarbeiter) also contribute to town economy.


  1. Statistical Institude page
  2. Town page (Turkish)
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