Akyaka, Kars

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Akyaka
Akyaka is locatit in Turkey
Akyaka
Akyaka
Location o Akyaka in Turkey
Coordinates: 40°44′40″N 43°37′30″E / 40.74444°N 43.62500°E / 40.74444; 43.62500
Kintra Turkey
RegionEastren Anatolie
ProvinceKars
Govrenment
 • MayorTurgut Turan (DP)
Area
 • Total550 km2 (210 sq mi)
 • Density26.6/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
36xxx
Area code(s)+(90)474
Websitewww.yerelnet.org.tr
Destricts o Kars

Akyaka is a destrict o Kars Province in eastren Turkey, an the name o the sma toun that is the destrict's admeenistrative caipital. It is locatit at Armenie border o Turkey. The settlement wis cried Şuregel till 1922 an Kızılçakçak atween 1922-1961. It wis a destrict atween 1922-1926 an aw, an a tounship in Arpaçay destrict atween 1926-1988. Akyaka municipality wis established in 1972. The population is 2,273 as o 2010.

Akyaka is a border checkpoint on the railwey intae Armenie, which is currently closed. The route D.060 frae Kars runs next tae the railwey leadin tae the border.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kanbolat, Hasan (9 October 2007). "Ermenistan'ın Türkiye ile Sorunu Nedir, Sınır Kapısı Açılmalı mıdır?" (in Turkish). Avrasya Bir Vakfı-Avrasya Stratejik Araştırmalar Merkezi. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)