Akkoy is 24 km (14 mile) far to Denizli .  Akkoy  is a town and a district of Denizli Province in the inner Aegean region of Turkey. A large part of the borders of Akkoy district are surrounded by the area of the province seat Denizli’s central district, to the south and to the east, and Akkoy itself was a township depending Denizli directly until 1991, when it was made into a district center by its own right. To the west and the north Akköy district area neighbors those of three other districts of the same province, namely Saraykoy, Buldan and Guney clockqise.

Akkoy first came into existence with the fusion of two small villages, Aziziye and Sultaniye in reference to the 19th century Ottoman sultan, founded by Dagestani refugees of the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878). It officially acquired the status of a village in 1935 and became a township with its own municipality in 1971, to be made into a distinct district center in 1991.

Akkoy center lies at a distance of 23 km from Denizli center, with which it shares the same plain. One township with its own municipality (Golemezli) and six villages depend Akkoy.

Akkoy is notable for its thermal springs located in the nearby depending township of Golemezli. These actually consist of four different springs close to each other in the same locality and one of the springs is used as a mud bath. They are reputed to be particularly beneficial for dermatological complaints. Akkoy is within the usual touristic circuits covering Denizli center, the baths and the historic site of Pamukkale and the further baths of Karahayit.

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