Afyonkarahisar (Afyon)

Capital:
Afyonkarahisar
81°F (27°C)
Local time: Thu 12:07 PM
Afyonkarahisar (Turkish pronunciation: [afjonkaɾahiˈsaɾ], Turkish: afyon "poppy, opium", kara "black", hisar "fortress") is a city in western Turkey, the capital of Afyon Province. Afyon is in the mountainous countryside inland from the Aegean coast, 250 km (155 mi) south-west of Ankara along the Akarçay River. In Turkey, Afyonkarahisar stands out as a capital city of hot springs and spas, an important junction of railway, highway and air traffic in West-Turkey, and the place where independence was won. In addition, Afyonkarahisar is one of the top leading provinces in agriculture, globally renowned for its marble and is the world's largest producer of pharmaceutical opium. Wikipedia ->
Key info
Population:
725,000
Local Weather:
Clear Sky, 81°F (27°C) Wind N at 4.61 mph (7.42 kmh), 39.0% Humidity