Dalama

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Dalama
—  Town  —
Dalama is located in Turkey
Dalama
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°47′N 28°04′E / 37.783°N 28.067°E / 37.783; 28.067Coordinates: 37°47′N 28°04′E / 37.783°N 28.067°E / 37.783; 28.067
Country Turkey
ProvinceAydın Province
DistrictAydın central district
Government
 • Mayor
Elevation60 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total1,828
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code09110
Area code(s)256
Licence plate09
 
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Dalama
—  Town  —
Dalama is located in Turkey
Dalama
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°47′N 28°04′E / 37.783°N 28.067°E / 37.783; 28.067Coordinates: 37°47′N 28°04′E / 37.783°N 28.067°E / 37.783; 28.067
Country Turkey
ProvinceAydın Province
DistrictAydın central district
Government
 • Mayor
Elevation60 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total1,828
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code09110
Area code(s)256
Licence plate09

Dalama is a town in the central district of Aydın Province, Turkey. At 37°47′N 28°04′E / 37.783°N 28.067°E / 37.783; 28.067 it is 28 kilometres (17 mi) south east of Aydın. The population of the town is 1828[1] as of 2011. The settlement was founded about 200 years ago by Yörüks (nomadik Turkmens) who used to form pazar (open market) in the vicinity. During Greek occupation folloeing the First World War Dalama participated in the national resistance and the name of the town is pronounced in the popular epic song of Yörük Ali Efe. The main economic sector is olive farming. [2]

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