Ilgaz, formerly Koçhisar, is a town and district of Çankırı Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Ilgaz is also the name of a mountain range that extends between Çankırı and Kastamonu provinces. The mountain is home to ski resorts.

Ilgaz
Town
Poppy fields near Mount Ilgaz
Poppy fields near Mount Ilgaz
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Ilgaz is located in Turkey
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
Location of Ilgaz within Turkey.
Coordinates: 40°55′N 33°37′E / 40.917°N 33.617°E / 40.917; 33.617
Country Turkey
ProvinceÇankırı
Government
 • MayorMehmed Öztürk
Area
 • District784.06 km2 (302.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
7,210
 • District
15,005
 • District density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
18xxx
Area code(s)0
Licence plate18
Websitewww.ilgaz.gov.tr

ReferencesEdit

  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.

Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Ilgaz, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-03-13.

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Coordinates: 40°55′N 33°37′E / 40.917°N 33.617°E / 40.917; 33.617