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Mazgirt
Mazgirt is located in Turkey
Mazgirt
Mazgirt
Coordinates: 39°01′18″N 39°36′30″E / 39.02167°N 39.60833°E / 39.02167; 39.60833
MECENGIRD Latitude and Longitude:

39°01′18″N 39°36′30″E / 39.02167°N 39.60833°E / 39.02167; 39.60833
Country Turkey
Province Tunceli
Government
 • MayorMurat Becerikli ( AKP)
 •  KaymakamMenderes Topçuoğlu
Area
 • District673.51 km2 (260.04 sq mi)
Elevation
1,447 m (4,747 ft)
Population
 (2012) [2]
 •  Urban
2,107
 • District
8,622
 • District density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Post code
628xx
Climate Dsa
Website www.mazgirt.bel.tr

Mazgirt ( Kurdish: Mêzgir‎), [3] is a small city and its surrounding district in Tunceli Province of Turkey. The city has a population of 1,712, most of which are Alevi. The current mayor is Murat Becerikli from the Justice and Development Party (AKP). [4] Kaymakam is Menderes Topçuoĝlu. [5]

The town has a number of interesting buildings, such as an abandoned castle, [6] an old Mosque, and an Armenian Church which is soon to be renovated. [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. ^ adem Avcıkıran (2009). Kürtçe Anamnez Anamneza bi Kurmancî (PDF) (in Turkish and Kurdish). p. 55. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ Şafak, Yeni (2019-06-12). "Tunceli Mazgirt Seçim Sonuçları – Mazgirt Yerel Seçim Sonuçları". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  5. ^ "Mazgirt Kaymakamı Menderes TOPÇUOĞLU". www.mazgirt.gov.tr. Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  6. ^ 39.023698, 39.600318
  7. ^ Philandre (2015-09-02). "To Mazgirt". Among Armenian Ruins. Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  8. ^ "Armenian church in Dersim to be renovated". armenpress.am. Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  9. ^ https://www.google.com/maps/@39.022818,39.60567,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1s25043068!2e1!3e10!6s%2F%2Fstorage.googleapis.com%2Fstatic.panoramio.com%2Fphotos%2Fsmall%2F25043068.jpg!7i2816!8i2112