Gölhisar

Gölhisar (Lakecastle) is a town and district of Burdur Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.

Gölhisar
Gölhisar
Coordinates: 37°08′27″N 29°30′27″E
Country Turkey
ProvinceBurdur
Government
  MayorH.Kürşat Kırbıyık
  KaymakamKemal Çeber
Area
  District213.17 km2 (82.31 sq mi)
Elevation
1,008 m (3,307 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
  Urban
14,523
  District
22,057
  District density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Post code
15400
Websitewww.golhisar.bel.tr

Ibn Battuta visited the small town of Qul Hisar, noting "There is no way to reach it except by a path like a bridge constructed between the rushes and the water, and broad enough only for one horse-man."[3]


References

  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. Battutah, Ibn (2002). The Travels of Ibn Battutah. London: Picador. pp. 105, 309. ISBN 9780330418799.
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