|Province (il) :||Bilecik|
|Residents :||13,930 (2018)|
|Telephone code :||(+90) 228|
|Postal code :||11 600|
|License plate :||11|
|Structure and administration (as of 2019)|
|Structure :||5 malls|
|Mayor :||İsmet Sever ( MHP )|
|District of Söğüt|
|Residents :||19,244 (2018)|
|Population density :||37 inhabitants per km²|
|Kaymakam :||Mitat Gozen|
Söğüt is a city and a district in the Turkish province of Bilecik . The city is located about 25 kilometers southeast of the provincial capital Bilecik . The city is home to about 72 percent of the district's population.
Söğüt was the place of origin of the Ottoman Empire and from 1299-1326 the seat of the Ottoman dynasty .
The district is located in the southeast of the province. It borders in the southwest on Bozüyük , in the northwest on the central district, in the north on Gölpazarı , in the east on İnhisar and in the southeast on the Eskişehir province . A connecting road from Bilecik to Eskişehir runs through Söğüt . In the south of the district are the foothills of the Sündiken Dağları Mountains . In the extreme south lies the Zemzemiye Göleti lake, near the prehistoric site Demircihöyük . The Kızıldamlar dam is 7 km west of the district town .
In addition to the district town, the district also consists of 23 villages ( Köy ) with an average population of 231 inhabitants. Two of them have more than a thousand inhabitants: Çaltı (1,166) and Küre (1,033 inh.).
- Ertuğrul Gazi , Turkmen / Oghuz clan leader and father of Osman I.
- Osman I. , founder of the Ottoman dynasty and the Ottoman Empire
- Johannes Hendrik Kramers: Sögüd In: The Encyclopaedia of Islam. New Edition . Vol. 9, Brill, Leiden, p. 706.
- Türkiye Nüfusu İl ilçe Mahalle Köy Nüfusları , accessed on May 18, 2019