Location of Yerköy within Turkey.
Location of Yerköy within Turkey.
Yerköy is located in Turkey
Location of Yerköy within Turkey.
Coordinates: 39°38′N 34°28′E / 39°38′N 34°28′E / 39.633; 34.467
Country Turkey
 • MayorMehmet Ağaoğlu (AKP)
 • District1,262.77 km2 (487.56 sq mi)
Elevation771 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban29,571
 • District38,687
 • District density31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code66xxx
Area code(s)0354
Licence plate66

Yerköy is a town and district of Yozgat Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 48,889 of which 32,228 live in the town of Yerköy.[3]

2009 Great Union Party's rally

A rally of the Great Union Party (BBP) was scheduled at 17:00 EET (15:00 UTC) on March 25, 2009 in the town, at which party leader Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu was expected to hold a speech before the upcoming local elections. Yazıcıoğlu was underway from another rally in Çağlayancerit, Kahramanmaraş by a chartered helicopter. The helicopter crashed at Mount Keş in Göksun district of Kahramanmaraş Province, causing the death of the pilot and all five passengers. The crash site could be reached only two days later due to harsh weather conditions in the region.

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Bân-lâm-gú: Yerköy
Deutsch: Yerköy
فارسی: یرکوی
français: Yerköy
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Kiswahili: Yerköy
кырык мары: Еркӧй
Bahasa Melayu: Yerköy
Baso Minangkabau: Yerköy
Nederlands: Yerköy (district)
norsk nynorsk: Yerköy
polski: Yerköy
suomi: Yerköy
Türkçe: Yerköy
اردو: یرکوی
Tiếng Việt: Yerköy
中文: 耶爾柯伊