Altınözü

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Altınözü
Destrict
Location o Altınözü athin Turkey.
Location o Altınözü athin Turkey.
Coordinates: 36°07′N 36°15′E / 36.117°N 36.250°E / 36.117; 36.250
Kintra Turkey
RegionMediterranean
ProvinceHatay
Area
 • Destrict325 km2 (125 sq mi)
Elevation
202 m (663 ft)
Population
2010
 • Urban
7,199
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
31
Aurie code(s)(0)326
Licence plate31

Altınözü is a destrict in the sooth-east o Hatay Province o Turkey, on the border atween Turkey an Sirie. The mayor is Mehmet Cavid Alkan (AKP).

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis previously kent as Kuseyr a derivation frae kasr the Arabic wird for castle.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Altınözü staunds on the Kuseyr plateau an is an aurie o guid fermland, uised for growin olives (the lairgest olive growin aurie in this pairt o Turkey) an an aw tobacco, grains an ither crops. The destrict is watered bi the Yarseli reservoir.

Altınözü itsel is a sma toun o 7,199 fowk, there lives Turks an Aramaeans.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]