Köse is a town and district of Gümüşhane Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 7,265 of which 3,162 live in the town of Köse. The district covers an area of 471 km2 (182 sq mi), and the town lies at an elevation of 1,553 m (5,095 ft).
Location of Köse within Turkey.
|• Mayor||Şerif Aygün (AKP)|
|• District||470.91 km2 (181.82 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,553 m (5,095 ft)|
|• District density||16/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Köse district has 14 villages, namely Kayadibi, Kabaktepe, Gökçeköy, Akbaba, Özbeyli, Yuvacık, Örensar, Subaşı, Altıntaş, Bizgili, Övünce, and Salyazı which is a small town.
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