This article is about the district in Turkey. For the village in Iran, see Daday, Iran. For the zoologist, see Eugen von Daday.

Kastamonu Map

Location of Daday

Coordinates: 41°28′N 33°28′E / 41.467°N 33.467°E / 41.467; 33.467
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Kastamonu
  Mayor Hasan Fehmi Taş (DSP)
  District 997.92 km2 (385.30 sq mi)
Elevation 940 m (3,080 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 3,053
  District 9,252
  District density 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37xxx
Area code(s) 366
Licence plate 37
Climate Cfb

Daday is a town and district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is located at 30 km west of Kastamonu. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 11,181 of which 4,625 live in the town of Daday.[3][4] The district covers an area of 998 km2 (385 sq mi),[5] and the town lies at an elevation of 940 m (3,084 ft). The terrain is mainly mountainous and covered with pine trees. The town is located in a valley on a small river. The economy is based primarily on agriculture and forestry products. Daday is known for its famous etliekmek, the traditional food of the Kastamonu region.


In the late 19th and early 20th century, Daday was part of the Kastamonu Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.


  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. Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  4. GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-11-26.
  5. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-11-26.


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Coordinates: 41°28′N 33°28′E / 41.467°N 33.467°E / 41.467; 33.467

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