Torul is a town and district of Gümüşhane Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, population of the district is 12,385 of which 4,421 live in the town of Torul.[3] The district covers an area of 1,079 km2 (417 sq mi),[4] and the town lies at an elevation of 1,113 m (3,652 ft).

Torul
District
A small nomadic settlement in Torul district
A small nomadic settlement in Torul district
Location of Torul within Turkey.
Location of Torul within Turkey.
Torul is located in Turkey
Torul
Torul
Location of Torul
Coordinates: 40°33′N 39°18′E / 40.550°N 39.300°E / 40.550; 39.300
Country Turkey
RegionBlack Sea
ProvinceGümüşhane
Government
 • MayorNidai Köroğlu (AKP)
Area
 • District1,079.41 km2 (416.76 sq mi)
Elevation
1,113 m (3,652 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
4,374
 • District
12,379
 • District density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
29800
Area code(s)456
Licence plate29
ClimateCfb
Websitewww.torul.bel.tr

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  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. ^ Statistical Institute[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Archived from the original on 2010-07-24. Retrieved 2008-12-05.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Torul at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°33′26″N 39°17′31″E / 40.55722°N 39.29194°E / 40.55722; 39.29194