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Basic information about Nigde
Niğde Province (Turkish: Niğde ili) is a province in the southern part of Central Anatolia, Turkey. Population is 341,412 (2013 est) of which 141,360 live in the city of Niğde. The population was 348,081 in 2000 and 305,861 in 1990. It covers an area of 7,312 km². Neighbouring provinces are Kayseri, Adana, Mersin, Konya, Aksaray and Nevşehir. The province is surrounded on three sides by ranges of the Taurus Mountains, including Mount Hasan and the Melendiz mountains. To the west lies the plain of Emen, which opens up into the wide plain of Konya. The plain is covered with nutritious volcanic soil and Niğde is a successful agricultural region, particularly apples and potatoes. Surrounded by mountains and at a fairly high altitude the area has a dry and chilly climate and is exposed to snows brought by cold north winds in winter. Average rainfall 0.9 mm, 78.5 mm in April, practically zero in July and August. Therefore, the hillsides are more or less bare of vegetation, with some forest at the higher altitudes. (see Niğde for more information about the provincial capital city).
Cities, towns & villages in Nigde
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ÇamardıÇamardı is a quiet town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, at the foot of Aladağ in the Taurus Mountains and reached by winding mountain roads. Population is 15,245 of which 3,396 live in the town of Çamardı. Çamardı ıs well known with its being very green in the summer. Many people come to Çamardı in order to spend their summer holidays in a green and quite place. Çamardı is one of the gross producers of apple. You can find many kinds of apples in Çamardı. Also, in the last couple of years, cherry becomes one of the few mainstays of Çamardı. Additionally, one of the well known families of Çamardı is \"Köse Family\". Show Çamardıon the map
KitreliKitreli is a belde (town) in Çiftlik district of Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated in a high peneplane at 38°10′N 34°21′E / 38.167°N 34.350°E. The distance to Çiftlik is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) and to Niğde is 87 kilometres (54 mi). (Aksaray, the capital of the next province is closer to Kitreli than Niğde). The population of the Kitreli was 2316 as of 1704. The name Kitreli refers to tragacanth(Turkish: kitre) a natural gum, produced around the town. The settlement was founded two centuries ago by a group of families from Aksaray or Altunhisar. In 1953 it was declared a seat of township. Main economic sector is agriculture. Cereal, Patato and sunflower are the main products. Although there are also apple gardens (like most other places in Niğde Province) irrigation facilities are no Show Kitrelion the map
UlukışlaUlukışla is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It covers an area of 1,502 km², and the altitude is 1,427 m. Population is 22,728 of which 5,594 live in the town of Ulukışla. Show Ulukışlaon the map
AlihocaAlihoca is a village in Ulukışla district of Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated on a narrow valley in the Taurus Mountains at 37°30′N 34°43′E / 37.500°N 34.717°E It is about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to state highway D-750 Distance to Ulukışla is 30 kilometres (19 mi) and to Niğde is 80 kilometres (50 mi). The history of the village hasn't been researched yet, but cuneiform on some rocks around the village implies a deep history. The present population of the village is probably of Central Asian origin. The population of the village is 558 as of 2011. Show Alihocaon the map
DikilitaşDikilitaş (former Enehil) is a small belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. Dikilitaş at 38°07′N 35°05′E / 38.117°N 35.083°E is situated to the northeast of Niğde. Distance to Niğde is 48 kilometres (30 mi). The population of the town is 1019 as of 2011 The former population of Dikilitaş was composed of Karamanlides and Moslem Turks. (Karamanlides was a Turkish-speaking Orthodox Christian community.) According to Ottoman documents, there were 200 Karamanlides and 80 Moslem Turkish families. But in 1924, as result of Population exchange between Greece and Turkey agreement Karamanlides were replaced by Moslem Turks from Greece. Show Dikilitaşon the map
NiğdeNiğde is a town and the capital of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey at an elevation of 1,300 m. In 2010 the population was 109,724. The town is located between the volcanic Melandiz Mountains, which include the Mount Hasan stratovolcano near the city of Aksaray to the north, and the Niğde Massif to the south-southeast. The massif is a metamorphic dome that contains abandoned antimony and iron mines. Several marble quarries are currently active in the pure white crystalline marble of the massif. Show Niğdeon the map
KarakapıKarakapı is a town in Altunhisar district of Niğde Province, Turkey. The town is situated in the Central Anatolian plains to the south of Hasandağı volcano. The distance to Altunhisar is 20 kilometres (12 mi). The population of Karakapı is 3162 as of 2011. The town was captured by Seljuk Turks during the reign of Suleyman I of Rum in the second half of the 11th century. After the rule of Karamanids, it was captured by the Ottomans in the 15th century during the reign of Mehmet II. In 1999 the settlement was declared a seat of township. The town economy depends on dry agrticulture. Some Karakapı citizens work in services in the cities. Show Karakapıon the map
KaranlıkdereKaranlıkdere (formerly Asbuzu) is a belde (town) in Bor district of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 38°00′N 34°26′E / 38.000°N 34.433°E it is situated in Melendiz Mountain. The distance to Bor is 19 kilometres (12 mi) and is 27 kilometres (17 mi) from Niğde. The population of Karanlıkdere is 968 as of 2011. The settlement is probably 400 years old and was founded by seven families from the east. But its original population also included a Christian minority as well. In 1998 Karanlıkdere was declared a seat of township. Main economic activity of the town is sheep and cattle breeding. Carpet weaving and scrap trading are other activities. Show Karanlıkdereon the map
EdikliEdikli is a belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 38°15′N 34°57′E / 38.250°N 34.950°E it is at the east of Misli plains. Distance to Niğde is about 45 kilometres (28 mi). The population of the town is 5996 as of 2011. The settlement was known to be a Seljuk settlement. But it was ruined during the Mongol invasion in the 13th century. According to inscriptions on the oldest mosque of the town, the settlement was refounded in 1730s, during the Ottoman era. In 1970 it was declared a seat of township. Main agricultural product of the town is potato. Other crops like apple and nuts are also produced. Show Ediklion the map
SazlıcaSazlıca is a belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 37°54′N 34°38′E / 37.900°N 34.633°E it is on the Turkish state highway D-805 which connects Niğde to Çukurova (Adana, Mersin etc.) It is only 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Niğde. The population of Sazlıca is 3411 as of 2011. Although very close to Niğde, the town is not merged to city because a semiopen prison is situated just between the town and Niğde. However lately some Niğde residents began to build summer houses around Sazlıca. Like most towns around main economic activity of the town is agriculture. Show Sazlıcaon the map
KızılcaKızılca is a belde (town) in Bor district of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 37°50′N 34°21′E / 37.833°N 34.350°E it is situated in Central Anatolian plains. Distance to Bor is 19 kilometres (12 mi) to Niğde is 29 kilometres (18 mi). The population of Kızılca was 1065 as of 2012. The settlement was founded in 1700s by a Turkmen tribe from Dulkadir Eyalet (east of present location) upon Ottoman sultan's decree. In 1956 it was declared a seat of township. Major economic acticvity is agriculture. Main crops are cereals, apple, patato and sugar beet. Animal husbandry is a secondary activity Show Kızılcaon the map
ÇukurkuyuÇukurkuyu is a belde (town) in Bor district of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 37°52′N 34°20′E / 37.867°N 34.333°E it is situated in the plains of Central Anatolia, to the south of Melendiz Mountain. Distance to Bor is 25 kilometres (16 mi) to Niğde is 35 kilometres (22 mi). The population of Çukurkuyu is 2279 as of 2011. The village was founded by semi nomadic Turkmen tribes . In 1956 it was declared a seat of township. Agriculture is the main economic activity. Carpet weaving is secondary activity. Some town residents also work in Sugar refinery in Bor. Show Çukurkuyuon the map
OrhanlıOrhanlı is a belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. Situated at 38°18′N 34°54′E / 38.300°N 34.900°E it is 53 kilometres (33 mi) north of Niğde. The population of Orhanlı is 3125 as of 2011. Like most other settlements in ancient Capadocia, the caves around the town were used as dwellings in the deep history of the town and in fact, the name of the town is probably a corrupt form of the phrase On hanlı (\"with ten dwellings\") referring to ten families settled in the caves. Show Orhanlıon the map
DündarlıDündarlı is a belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 38°05′N 35°11′E / 38.083°N 35.183°E it is situated in a basin along Kocaçay creek. The distance to Niğde is 61 kilometres (38 mi). The population of Dündarlı is 3625 as of 2011. The settlement was founded in the 16th century by a clan from Eymür tribe of Turkmens.In 1963 the settlement was declared a seat of township. The town economy depends on apple production. Animal breeding and carpet are secondary activities. Show Dündarlıon the map
HasangaziHasangazi (formerly Lu'lu'a, Lulu, or Lüle) is a village of the district Ulukışla in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Located 16 km east of Ulukışla and 70 km south of Nigde, the village has a population of 887. The town is named after a war veteran of the Turkish War of Independence. In recent years, the town has experienced a seasonal population increase as residents of Mersin and Adana have fled the heat of the cities. The village is served by the Turkish State Railways station Gümüş. Show Hasangazion the map
BorBor is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 14 km (8.7 mi) north of the city of Niğde, on a high plain (altitude 1,100 m (3,600 ft)). The district's population is 59,919 of which 38,320 live in the town of Bor. The area is situated just north of the Taurus Mountains, not far from the Cilician Gates (Gülek Boğazı), the mountain pass leading to Cilicia and Syria, and has long been a place of commercial and military importance. Show Boron the map
ÇiftlikÇiftlik is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 67 km from the town of Niğde, and 65 km from Aksaray. There is a much shorter route over the mountains to Niğde but that road is often under snow and closed in winter. Population is (2010) 29,183 of which 3,304 live in the town of Çiftlik. Çiftlik is Turkish for farm, appropriately in this rural area which was previously known as Melendiz. Obsidian is found in the area. Show Çiftlikon the map
AlayAlay is a belde (town) in the central district (Niğde) of Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated 42 kilometres (26 mi) north of Niğde at 38°15′N 34°42′E / 38.250°N 34.700°E. The population of the town is 3647 as of 2011 The town may be very old. According to Mayor's page it was named after İsmail Bahri Mahmut, a commander of a regiment (Turkish: Alay). The settlement was declared a seat of township in 1988. The main crops of the town are potato and wheat. Show Alayon the map
AltunhisarAltunhisar is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. In 2012, it had a population of 14,416 of whom 2,969 lived in the town of Altunhisar. Located on the Niğde plain to the north of the Melendiz mountains, 16 km for Bor and 30 km from the city of Niğde. Altunhisar is famous for its apples. The Italian company Unifrutti has invested heavily in the production of these and other fruits in the district. Show Altunhisaron the map
KaramahmutluKaramahmutlu is a village in Bor district of Niğde Province, Turkey. At 37°50′N 34°39′E / 37.833°N 34.650°E it is situated to the east of Turkish state highway D-805 which connects Niğde to Mediterranean coast. Its distance to Bor is 21 kilometres (13 mi) to Niğde is 31 kilometres (19 mi). The population of Karamahmutlu was 163 as of 2011. Show Karamahmutluon the map
KayırlıKayırlı is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated in the mountainous area around Mount Hasan. The altitude is about 1,530 metres (5,020 ft) . At 38°19′N 34°30′E / 38.317°N 34.500°E the distance to Niğde city is about 50 kilometres (31 mi). The population of the town is 1497 as of 2011. Show Kayırlıon the map
GümüşlerGümüşler is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey. It is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the city of Niğde. During the Byzantine era, its name was Tracias. The most important Byzantine building in the town is Gümüşler Monastery, which is a cave monastery. The population of Gümüşler is 2325 as of 2011. Show Gümüşleron the map
EynelliEynelli is a village in Çamardı district of Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated in northern slopes of the Toros Mountains. The population of the village is 1017 as of 2011. The village is at the north of Çamardı. Show Eynellion the map
YelatanYelatan is a village in Çamardı district of Niğde Province, Turkey. It is situated in the Taurus Mountains. The village is at the south of Çamardı. The population of the village is 1027. as of 2011. Show Yelatanon the map
GösterliGösterli is a village in North-East Niğde. It is also located at the South-West part of historical site Cappadocia.The population was 1,711 at the 2009 census. Show Gösterlion the map
BaşmakçıBaşmakçı is a village in Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Başmakçıon the map
GökbezGökbez is a village in the District of Pozantı, Adana Province, Turkey. Show Gökbezon the map
YeşilburçYeşilburç (former Teney) is a village in Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Yeşilburçon the map
PorsukPorsuk is a village in Ulukışla district Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Porsukon the map
KemerhisarKemerhisar is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey Show Kemerhisaron the map
BademdereBademdere is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey Show Bademdereon the map
DarboğazDarboğaz is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Darboğazon the map
FertekFertek is a town in Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Fertekon the map
BahçeliBahçeli is a belde (town) in Niğde Province, Turkey. Show Bahçelion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Nigde
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NiğdeNiğde Province (Turkish: Niğde ili) is a province in the southern part of Central Anatolia, Turkey. Population is 341,412 (2013 est) of which 141,360 live in the city of Niğde. The population was 348,081 in 2000 and 305,861 in 1990. It covers an area of 7,312 km². Neighbouring provinces are Kayseri, Adana, Mersin, Konya, Aksaray and Nevşehir. (see Niğde for more information about the provincial capital city).Show on map
Çamardı İlçesiÇamardı is a quiet town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, at the foot of Aladağ in the Taurus Mountains and reached by winding mountain roads. Population is 15,245 of which 3,396 live in the town of Çamardı. Çamardı ıs well known with its being very green in the summer. Many people come to Çamardı in order to spend their summer holidays in a green and quite place. Çamardı is one of the gross producers of apple. You can find many kinds of apples in Çamardı. Also, in the last couple of years, cherry becomes one of the few mainstays of Çamardı. Additionally, one of the well known families of Çamardı is \"Köse Family\".Show on map
UlukislaUlukışla is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It covers an area of 1,502 km², and the altitude is 1,427 m. Population is 22,728 of which 5,594 live in the town of Ulukışla.Show on map
BorBor is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 14 km (8.7 mi) north of the city of Niğde, on a high plain (altitude 1,100 m (3,600 ft)). The district's population is 59,919 of which 38,320 live in the town of Bor. The area is situated just north of the Taurus Mountains, not far from the Cilician Gates (Gülek Boğazı), the mountain pass leading to Cilicia and Syria, and has long been a place of commercial and military importance.Show on map
Çiftlik İlçesiÇiftlik is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 67 km from the town of Niğde, and 65 km from Aksaray. There is a much shorter route over the mountains to Niğde but that road is often under snow and closed in winter. Population is (2010) 29,183 of which 3,304 live in the town of Çiftlik. Çiftlik is Turkish for farm, appropriately in this rural area which was previously known as Melendiz. Obsidian is found in the area.Show on map
Altunhisar İlçesiAltunhisar is a town and district of Niğde Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. In 2012, it had a population of 14,416 of whom 2,969 lived in the town of Altunhisar. Located on the Niğde plain to the north of the Melendiz mountains, 16 km for Bor and 30 km from the city of Niğde. Altunhisar is famous for its apples. The Italian company Unifrutti has invested heavily in the production of these and other fruits in the district.Show on map
Different buildings in Nigde
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Gümüşler BarajıGümüşler Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.Show on map
Altınhisar BarajıAkkaya Dam is a dam in Niğde Province, Turkey, built between 1964 and 1967.Show on map
Gebere BarajıGebere Dam is a dam in Turkey.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Nigde
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Göllü DağGöllü is a lava dome located in central Turkey. It is an obsidian source.Show on map