Akbez

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Akbez
Municipality
Location o Akbez athin Turkey.
Location o Akbez athin Turkey.
Coordinates: 36°51′N 36°31′E / 36.850°N 36.517°E / 36.850; 36.517
Kintra Turkey
ProvinceHatay
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-cooncil govrenment
 • BodiAkbez Municipality
 • MayorAbdurrahman Demirel (AKP)
Elevation
614 m (2,014 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot8,957
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
31720
Aurie code(s)0326
Licence plate31

Akbez is a toun in Hatay Province, Turkey

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Akbez at 36°51′N 36°31′E / 36.850°N 36.517°E / 36.850; 36.517 is a toun in Hassa destrict which itsel is a pairt o Hatay Province. It is situatit at the extreme north o the province whaur the road frae Kilis Province intersect the main heich-gate runnin frae north tae sooth. It is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) frae Hassa. The population o the toun is 8957[1] as of 2011.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Akbez tounship wis established in 1972 bi mergin twa veelages namit Salmanuşağı an Nuhuşağı. Durin the early years o Turkis Republic these veelages wur in the Province o Cebeli Bereket. Efter this province wis abolished in 1933, the veelages wur made a pairt o Gaziantep Province. But efter Hatay Republic wis mergit tae Turkey in 1939, the veelages as well as the rest o Hassa wur made a pairt o Hatay Province.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main agricultural products are grapes, cotton, soybean an olive. There are twa olive ile press facilities in the toun.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Turkstat". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)