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Full nameEskişehir
Official nameEskişehir
Settlement typeCity
RegionCentral Anatolia
GovernorPhd. Kadir Koçdemir
MayorYılmaz Büyükerşen (CHP)
Total Area1033.7 sq mi (2678.00 km2)
Elevation2585.3 ft (788 m)
Density (pop.)236/km2 (611.2/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)629.609
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code26 xxx
Area code(+90) 222
Licence plate26

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Eskişehir (-tresˈciʃehiɾpron) ( ; Ancient , Dorýlaion) is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. According to the 2009 census, the population of the city is 631,905. The city is located on the banks of the Porsuk River, 792 m above sea level, where it overlooks the fertile Phrygian Valley. In the nearby hills one can find hot springs. The city is 233 km (144.8 mi) to the west of Ankara, 330 km (205.1 mi) to the southeast of Istanbul and 78 km (48.5 mi) to the northeast of Kütahya. The district covers an area of 2678 km2 (1034 sqmi).

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