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Elâzığ Province (Turkish: Elâzığ ili) is a province of Turkey with its seat in the city of Elâzığ. The source of the Euphrates river is located in this province. The province had a population of 568,753 in 2014. The population of the province was 569,616 in 2000 and 498,225 in 1990.The total area of the province is 8,455 square kilometres (3,264 sq mi), 826 km2 (319 sq mi) of which is covered by reservoirs and natural lakes. The current governor of the province is Muammer Erol (since 2006).Turks and Zazas are majority in this province.
Cities, towns & villages in Elazig
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AkçakirazAkçakiraz (former Perçenç, from the original Armenian Parchanj [Armenian: Բարջանճ]) is a belde (town) in the central district (Elazığ) of Elazığ Province, Turkey. Situated 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of Elazığ and near the junction of two Turkish state highways D-300 and D-885 which connect Elazığ to Bingöl and Diyarbakır respectively . The population of Akçakiraz stood at 6,506 in 2013. Agriculture, cattle rising and light textile industry are among the economic activities of the town. Show Akçakirazon the map
YazıkonakYazıkonak (former Vertetil, meaning \" rose garden\") is a belde (town) in the central district (Elazığ) of Elazığ Province, Turkey. It is situated to the west of Keban Dam resorvoir at 38°37′N 39°18′E / 38.617°N 39.300°E.The distance to Elazığ is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi). The population of Yazıkonak was 9090 as of 2013. The town is a relatively new settlement. Elazığ Airport which is just at the southwest of Yazıkonak contributed to the rapid increase in population. In 1986, it was declared a seat of township. Agriculture, cattle rising and light industries are among the economic activities of the town. Show Yazıkonakon the map
GezinGezin is a belde (town) in Maden district of Elazığ Province, Turkey at 38°31′N 39°31′E / 38.517°N 39.517°E. It is on Turkish state highway D-885 on the east shore of Lake Hazar, 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Maden and 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Elazığ. As of|2013 the population was 1106. Formerly Gezin was situated several kilometers east of its present location, but was moved to its present place by the lake. In 1994 Gezin was declared a seat of township. Town economy used to depend on animal husbandry, but after irrigation facilities were improved, farming superseded animal husbandry. Show Gezinon the map
YarımcaYarımca is a belde (town) in Kovancılar district of Elazığ Province, Turkey. It is situated to the north of Keban Dam resorvoir at 38°40′N 39°46′E / 38.667°N 39.767°E.The distance to Kovancılar is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi). The population of Yarımca was 1689 as of 2013. The town is a new settlement. It was moved from its former location which is now a part of Keban Dam resorvoir in 1974. The settlement was declared a seat of township in 1972. Town is a mining town which depends on the Etikrom chrome mines. Fishing and irrigated agriculture are among the other economic sectors. Show Yarımcaon the map
HarputArsamosata (Armenian: Արշամաշատ, Aršamašat) was a city in Armenian Sophene near the Euphrates. It was founded by King Arsames I of the Orontid Dynasty in the 3rd century BC. It was left and destroyed in the 1st century BC. In the Middle Ages it was called Ashmushat. The city has been identified with the modern Kharput (Elazığ) . It has also been identified as the abandoned settlement site known as Haraba, located some 60 km east of Elazig.Much of that site now lies submerged under the waters of the Keban dam. It is not to be confused with Samosata. Show Harputon the map
ElazığElazığ (Turkish pronunciation: [eˈlazɯː]) ) is a city in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey, and the administrative center of Elazığ Province. It is located in the uppermost Euphrates valley. The plain on which the city extends has an altitude of 1067 metres. Elazığ resembles an inland peninsula surrounded by the natural Lake Hazar and reservoirs of Keban Dam, Karakaya Dam, Kıralkızı and Özlüce. The population of Elazığ consists of Turks and Zaza people. Elazığ initially developed in 1834 as an extension of the historic city of Harput, which was situated on a hill and difficult to access in winter. Show Elazığon the map
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YurtbaşıYurtbaşı is a belde (town) in the central district (Elazığ) of Elazığ Province, Turkey. It is situated to the west of Keban Dam resorvoir at 38°38′N 39°21′E / 38.633°N 39.350°E.The distance to Elazığ is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi). The population of Yurtabaşı was 8034 as of 2013. Main crops of the town are greenhouse grocery and wine grape (like Öküzgözü) The organized industry site of Elazığ as well as the sugar refinery are in Yurtbaşı. Show Yurtbaşıon the map
PaluPalu (Armenian: Palou/Բալու; formerly Romanopolis in Greek) is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Said Dağoğlu (AKP). It has a population of 8,652. Notable residents include Katherine Magarian (1906-2001), a genocide survivor born in Baghin, Palou. Show Paluon the map
KarakoçanKarakoçan (Ottoman Turkish: تپه‎ Hill, Kurdish: Dep‎, Armenian: Oxi) is a town and district of Elazığ Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Burhan Kocaman (Democratic Regions Party). The population is 13,279. Show Karakoçanon the map
BaskilBaskil is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is İhsan Akmurat (AKP). The population of the town is 4869. Show Baskilon the map
KovancılarKovancılar is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Hacı Akpınar (AKP). The population is 20,635. Show Kovancılaron the map
SivriceSivrice is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Ebubekir Irmak (AKP). The population is 4179. Show Sivriceon the map
ArıcakArıcak is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Ferit Yıldırım (Ak Parti). The population is 3172. Show Arıcakon the map
MadenMaden is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Musa Orhan (DP). The population is 5164. Show Madenon the map
AcıbademAcıbadem is a neighborhood in Kadıköy district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the Anatolian side. Show Acıbademon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Elazig
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ElazığElâzığ Province (Turkish: Elâzığ ili) is a province of Turkey with its seat in the city of Elâzığ. The source of the Euphrates river is located in this province. The province had a population of 568,753 in 2014. The population of the province was 569,616 in 2000 and 498,225 in 1990.The total area of the province is 8,455 square kilometres (3,264 sq mi), 826 km2 (319 sq mi) of which is covered by reservoirs and natural lakes. The current governor of the province is Muammer Erol (since 2006).Turks and Zazas are majority in this province.Show on map
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Palu İlçesiPalu (Armenian: Palou/Բալու; formerly Romanopolis in Greek) is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Said Dağoğlu (AKP). It has a population of 8,652. Notable residents include Katherine Magarian (1906-2001), a genocide survivor born in Baghin, Palou.Show on map
Karakoçan / ElazığKarakoçan (Ottoman Turkish: تپه‎ Hill, Kurdish: Dep‎, Armenian: Oxi) is a town and district of Elazığ Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Burhan Kocaman (Democratic Regions Party). The population is 13,279.Show on map
AğınAğın is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Yılmaz Serttaş Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). The population of the town is 1844 as of 2010.Show on map
Baskil İlçesiBaskil is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is İhsan Akmurat (AKP). The population of the town is 4869.Show on map
Kovancılar İlçesiKovancılar is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Hacı Akpınar (AKP). The population is 20,635.Show on map
Sivrice İlçesiSivrice is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Ebubekir Irmak (AKP). The population is 4179.Show on map
Arıcak İlçesiArıcak is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Ferit Yıldırım (Ak Parti). The population is 3172.Show on map
Maden İlçesiMaden is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Musa Orhan (DP). The population is 5164.Show on map
Different buildings in Elazig
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Keban BarajıThe Keban Dam (Turkish: Keban Barajı) is a hydroelectric dam on the Euphrates, located in the Elazığ Province of Turkey. The dam was the first and uppermost of several large-scale dams to be built on the Euphrates by Turkey. Although the Keban Dam was not originally constructed as a part of the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), it is now a fully integrated component of the project, which aims to stimulate economic development in Southeastern Turkey. Construction of the dam commenced in 1966 and was completed in 1974. Keban Dam Lake (Turkish: Keban Baraj Gölü), the reservoir created by Keban Dam, has a surface area of 675 square kilometres (261 sq mi) and is reputedly the fourth-largest lake in Turkey after Lake Van, Lake Tuz, and the reservoir created by the Atatürk Dam.Show on map
Elazığ AirportElazığ Airport (IATA: EZS, ICAO: LTCA) is an airport in Elazığ, Turkey. First opened to air traffic in 1940, Elazig Airport is one of the oldest airports still in use in Turkey. The old runway 09/27 had been closed and has been removed. New 13/31 runway is installed. A new terminal building has also been built in 2012.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Elazig
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Hazar GölüLake Hazar (Turkish: Hazar Gölü), is a rift lake in the Taurus Mountains, 22 km southeast of Elazig, notable as the source of the Tigris.Show on map