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Bingöl Province

Bingöl Province


Bingöl ili
Location of Bingöl Province in Turkey
Location of Bingöl Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central East Anatolia
Subregion Malatya
Government
 • Electoral district Bingöl
Area
 • Total 8,125 km2 (3,137 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total 281,205
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0426
Vehicle registration 12

Bingöl Province (Turkish: Bingöl ili; Kurdish: Parêzgeha Bîngolê‎, Zazaki: Çewlîg, Northern Kurdish: Çewlîg; Armenian: Ճապաղջուր Chapaghjur) is a province of Turkey in Eastern Anatolia. The province was created in 1946 out of parts of Elazığ and Erzincan. The new province was known as Çapakçur Province until 1950. Its neighbouring provinces are Tunceli, Erzurum, Muş, Diyarbakır, Erzincan and Elazığ. The province covers an area of 8,125 km2 and has a population of 255,170. The main spoken languages are Turkish and Zazaki/Kurdish. The capital is Bingöl. The majority of the province's population is Kurdish.[2]

Districts [ edit ]

Bingöl province is divided into 8 districts (capital district in bold):

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Watts, Nicole F. (2010). Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey (Studies in Modernity and National Identity). Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-295-99050-7.

External links [ edit ]

Coordinates: 39°02′28″N40°40′33″E / 39.04111°N 40.67583°E / 39.04111; 40.67583

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