Sorgun, Yozgat


Ayrıdam, a village in Sorgun

Location of Sorgun within Turkey.

Location of Sorgun within Turkey.

Coordinates: 39°49′N 35°11′E / 39.817°N 35.183°E / 39.817; 35.183
Country  Turkey
Province Yozgat
  Mayor Ahmet Şimşek (AKP)
  District 1,782.41 km2 (688.19 sq mi)
Elevation 1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 50,337
  District 82,944
  District density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 66xxx
Area code(s) 0354
Licence plate 66

Sorgun is a town and district of Yozgat Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Sorgun is the largest and the most populated district of Yozgat. It covers an area of 1,769 km² and the population is 120,262 of which 53,884 live in the town of Sorgun (2000 census).[3]


  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" (in Turkish). Archived from the original (XLS) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2008-03-22.


Coordinates: 39°48′52″N 35°11′25″E / 39.81444°N 35.19028°E / 39.81444; 35.19028

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