Seyitgazi is 42 km (26 mile) far to Eskisehir. Seyitgazi is a town and district of Eskisehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. The central town of Seyitgazi towards the south from the province capital of Eskisehir. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 16,222 of which 2,890 live in the town of Seyitgazi. The district covers an area of 1,502 km2 (580 sq mile), and the average elevation is 1,040 m (3,412 ft).

Apart from the center town of Seyitgazi, the district has two depending townships with own municipalities. These are Kirka and Dogancayir. The district also counts 46 villages.

The town was named after the 8th century Muslim saint and warrior Battal Gazi who fell in a battle nearby in 740. A kulliye dedicated to Battal Gazi and containing his tomb, a mosque, a medrese, cells and ceremonial rooms for dervishes as well as benevolent services for the community such as kitchens and a bakery was built in 1208 on a hill overlooking the town by Ummuhan Hatun, wife of the Anatolian Seljuk sultan Giyaseddin Keyhusrev I and further extended in 1511 by the Ottoman S ultan Bayezid II. The shrine and the adjoining complex remains much visited by visitors from across Turkey as well as by international visitors.

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