Ortaköy, Aksaray


Location of Ortaköy, Aksaray within Turkey.

Location of Ortaköy, Aksaray within Turkey.

Coordinates: 38°44′10″N 34°02′25″E / 38.73611°N 34.04028°E / 38.73611; 34.04028Coordinates: 38°44′10″N 34°02′25″E / 38.73611°N 34.04028°E / 38.73611; 34.04028
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Aksaray
  Governor Harun BAŞIBÜYÜK
  Mayor Mahmut ÜTÜK (AKP)
  District 725.19 km2 (280.00 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 18,384
  District 35,519
  District density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 68xxx
Area code(s) 0382
Licence plate 68
Website www.ortakoy.gov.tr

Ortaköy is a town and district of Aksaray Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, located north-west of the city of Aksaray, nearer to Kırşehir. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 58,873 of which 26,961 live in the town of Ortaköy.[3][4] The district covers an area of 725 km2 (280 sq mi),[5] and the average elevation is 1,140 m (3,740 ft).

This is a rural district centred on the small, quiet town of Ortaköy. The people in the area are conservative and there is little social life.

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  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 2008-04-03.
  4. GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-04-03.
  5. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-04-21.


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