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Location of Çayıralan within Turkey.
Location of Çayıralan within Turkey.
Çayıralan is located in Turkey
Location of Çayıralan within Turkey.
Country  Turkey
Province Yozgat
 • Mayor Çakmak Çetin (CHP)
 • District 1,260.98 km2 (486.87 sq mi)
Elevation 1,348 m (4,423 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 6,096
 • District 16,092
 • District density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 66xxx
Area code(s) 0354
Licence plate 66

Çayıralan is a town and district of Yozgat Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. The average altitude is 1,500 m above sea level. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 32,880 of which 14,046 live in the town of Çayıralan.[3][4] It has one of the largest forest areas in Central Anatolia. The district also possesses marble mines.


  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. 
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  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-03-19. 


  • Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Geographical information on Çayıralan, Turkey". Retrieved 2008-03-18. 

External links

  • District governor's official website (Turkish)
  • General information on Çayıralan (Turkish)
  • A nostalgic photo of Çayıralan
  • A view of marble mines in Çayıralan

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