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Çorum

Administration
Full nameTurkey
Official nameÇorum
Settlement typeTown
CountryTurkey
RegionBlack Sea
ProvinceÇorum
Government
MayorMuzaffer Külcü (AKP)
Geography
Elevation2628 ft (801 m)
Demography
Urban (pop.)218130
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Area code364

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Çorum is a landlocked northern Anatolian city that is the capital of the Çorum Province of Turkey. Çorum is located inland in the central Black Sea Region of Turkey, and is approximately 244 km (151.6 mi) from Ankara and 608 km (377.8 mi) from Istanbul. The city has an elevation of 801 m (2628 ft) above sea level, a surface area of 12,820 km2 (4950 mi2), and as of the 2009 census, a population of 218,130.

Çorum is primarily known for its Phrygian and Hittite archaeological sites, its thermal springs, and its native dried chick-pea snacks known nationally as leblebi.


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