Elmadağ, Ankara

For Elmadağ quarter in Şişli, see Elmadağ, Şişli.

Location of Elmadağ, Ankara within Turkey.

Location of Elmadağ, Ankara within Turkey.

Coordinates: 39°55′15″N 33°13′51″E / 39.92083°N 33.23083°E / 39.92083; 33.23083Coordinates: 39°55′15″N 33°13′51″E / 39.92083°N 33.23083°E / 39.92083; 33.23083
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Ankara
  Governor Osman Kaymak
  Mayor Gazi Şahin (AKP)
  District 568.07 km2 (219.33 sq mi)
Elevation 1,135 m (3,724 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 42,674
  District 43,856
  District density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 06xxx
Area code(s) 0312
Licence plate 06
Website www.elmadag.gov.tr

Elmadağ is a town and district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 43,311 of which 42,099 live in the town of Elmadağ.[3][4] The district covers an area of 568 km2 (219 sq mi),[5] and the average elevation is 1,135 m (3,724 ft), with the highest point being Mt. İdris at 1,995 m (6,545 ft).

Places of interest

Elmadağ (1,862 m.) is also a small mountain beside the town, 45 km from the cıty of Ankara on the road to Kırıkkale. Residents of Ankara often visit the area for picnics and to learn to ski or snowboard during the skiing season which lasts from December until March. There are hotels, student accommodation, cafes and places selling hot-dogs and other apres-ski food.

Administrative divisions





  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 2008-03-29.
  5. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-04-23.


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