Location in Turkey

Coordinates: 40°52′N 27°28′E / 40.867°N 27.467°E / 40.867; 27.467Coordinates: 40°52′N 27°28′E / 40.867°N 27.467°E / 40.867; 27.467
Country  Turkey
Province Tekirdağ Province
District Tekirdağ central district
Elevation 5 m (15 ft)
Population (2011)
  Total 2,069
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 59000
Area code(s) 0282
Licence plate 59

Kumbağ is a town in the central district (Tekirdağ) of Tekirdağ Province, Turkey. It is situated in the Marmara Sea coast of Rumeli (Thrace, the European part of Turkey) to the south of Tekirdağ at 41°52′N 27°28′E / 41.867°N 27.467°E / 41.867; 27.467. The distance to Tekirdağ is 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) . The population of Kumbağ was 2069 [1] as of 2011. The town was a Greek fishing village named Kumbos prior to Balkan Wars. After the Turkish War of Independence in 1920s, Greeks were replaced by the Turks from Greece and Bulgaria. In 1935s Turks from Romania also settled in Kumbağ.[2] In 1993 it was declared a seat of township. With sandy beaches the main revenue of the town is tourism. Farming is another major sector.


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