Sivrihisar is 96 km (59 mile) far to Eskisehir.  Sivrihisar is a town and district of Eskisehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 23 488 of which 9,817 live in the town of Sivrihisar. The district covers an area of 2,987 km2 (1,153 sq mi), and the average elevation is 1,070 m (3,510 ft).

The town of Sivrihisar lies 13 km (8.1 mi) north of the historical site of Pessinus, at the foot of a high double-peaked ridge of granite, which bears the ruins of a Byzantine castle, and gives the town its name (sivri “sharp, pointed”, hisar “fortress, castle”). It is an important transport hub, being at the intersection of the E-90 and E-96 routes.

According to a claim, the legendary Nasreddin Hoca was born in Hortu village of Sivrihisar. Nasrettinhoca is a small town in Sivrihisar district of Eskisehir Province, Turkey. It is situated at 39°31′N 31°40′E, along a tributary of Sakarya River. The distance to Sivrihisar is 26 kilometres (16 mi) and to Eskisehir is 116 kilometres (72 mile) . The population of Nasrettinhoca is 657.  as of 2011. The town is a historical settlement and it is named after , the famous Turkish popular philosopher and satirist of the 13th century. The town municipality claims that he was born in a historical house of the town, (now under restoration) in 1208.  (However there are other claimants for Nasrettin Hoca’s home like Aksehir) Like most other Central Anatolian towns, the town loses population because of migration to cities.

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