Muratpaşa

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Muratpaşa
Kaleiçi (Old Town) in Muratpaşa, Antalya
Kaleiçi (Old Town) in Muratpaşa, Antalya
Muratpaşa is located in Turkey
Muratpaşa
Muratpaşa
Coordinates: 36°52′57″N 30°46′09″E / 36.88250°N 30.76917°E / 36.88250; 30.76917
Latitude and Longitude:

36°52′57″N 30°46′09″E / 36.88250°N 30.76917°E / 36.88250; 30.76917
Country Turkey
Province Antalya
Government
 • MayorÜmit Uysal
 •  KaymakamFatih Kocabaş
Area
 • 88.84 km2 (34.30 sq mi)
Elevation
39 m (128 ft)
Population
 (2013) [2]
 •  Urban
453,255
 • District
442,663
 • District density5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Website www.muratpasa.bel.tr/

Muratpaşa is a district in Antalya, Turkey. The district has a coastline of 20 km (12 mi). Mediterranean Sea is in south of district. Ümit Uysal is the mayor of Muratpaşa. [3]

History

Düden Waterfall in Muratpaşa, Antalya

Modern day district of Muratpaşa is home to Kaleiçi, the historic center founded by Attalus II, King of Pergamon around 150 BC. Since then, the district has been under Lydian, Roman, Persian, Byzantine, Seljuk, Cypriot, Teke, Ottoman, and —after the Italian occupationTurkish rule. [4]

See also

References

  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. ^ Gazete, Banka (23 November 2021). "Başkan Uysal: 'ASSİM, Antalya'nın turizm alanındaki düşünce kuruluşu olabilir'". Gazete Banka. p.  https://gazetebanka.com/. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Antalya Muratpaşa Belediyesi". muratpasa-bld.gov.tr. Retrieved 2018-05-13.

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