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Buharkent

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Country  Turkey
Website  www.buharkent.bel.tr
Local time  Monday 11:15 AM
District  Buharkent
Elevation  119 m
Province  Aydın Province
Buharkent
Weather  16°C, Wind E at 6 km/h, 57% Humidity

Buharkent is a town and a district of Aydın Province in the Aegean region of Turkey, 86 km east of the city of Aydın, on the road and the railway line to Denizli.

Map of Buharkent, 09670 Buharkent%2FAyd%C4%B1n Province, Turkey

The area is in the valley of the Büyük Menderes River with mountains to the north including the 1724m Karlıkdede. The district is known for its hot springs and geothermal energy, indeed Turkey's first geothermal power station was built here in 1984. However the local economy depends on agriculture especially cotton, figs and grapes.

The name Buharkent means steam city and was given in recognition of the power station, it was previously called Burhaniye.

Buharkent itself is a small town of 6,811 people.

References

Buharkent Wikipedia


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