Eşme is a town and district of Uşak Province in the inner Aegean Region of Turkey. Apart from the central town of Eşme, the district counts three townships with own municipality, namely Yeleğen, Ahmetler and Güllü.
|Coordinates: 38°24′N 28°58′E / 38.400°N 28.967°E|
|• Mayor||Ahmet Yıldırım (CHP)|
|• District||1,361.91 km2 (525.84 sq mi)|
|Elevation||783 m (2,569 ft)|
|• District density||26/km2 (69/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Website||Municipality of Eşme - Prefecture of Eşme|
The principal economic activities include tobacco farming, stockbreeding, kilim weaving and trading.
From 1867 to 1922, Eşme was part of the Aidin Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.
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