Sumbas is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.

Sumbas
Sumbas is located in Turkey
Sumbas
Sumbas
Coordinates: 37°26′35″N 36°01′56″E / 37.44306°N 36.03222°E / 37.44306; 36.03222Coordinates: 37°26′35″N 36°01′56″E / 37.44306°N 36.03222°E / 37.44306; 36.03222
CountryTurkey
ProvinceOsmaniye
Government
 • MayorMustafa Nuri Nuhoğlu (MHP)
 • KaymakamOrhan Aktürk
Area
 • District406.41 km2 (156.92 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
2,050
 • District
15,203
 • District density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Post code
80900
Websitewww.sumbas.bel.tr

In 2022, during infrastructure work, a marble statue of Virgin Mary was found dated back to the Roman period.[3]

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.
  3. ^ Roman-era statue found in Osmaniye

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