Elâzığ

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Elazığ
Ceety
Official seal of Elazığ
Seal
Elâzığ is located in Turkey
Elazığ
Elazığ
Location o Elazığ
Coordinates: 38°40′N 39°13′E / 38.667°N 39.217°E / 38.667; 39.217
Kintra Turkey
Region Eastren Anatolie
Province Elazığ
Government
 • Mayor Mehmet Süleyman Selmanoğlu (AKP)
 • Govrenor Muammer Erol
Area[1]
 • Destrict 2,211.07 km2 (853.70 sq mi)
Elevation 1,067 m (3,501 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 347,857
 • Destrict 406,300
 • Destrict Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 23 xxx
Area code(s) (+90) 424
Licence plate 23
Website http://www.elazig.bel.tr/

Elâzığ is a ceety in Eastren Anatolie, Turkey an the seat o Elâzığ Province. It haes a population o 323,420 accordin tae the 2009 census, an the plain on which the ceety extends haes an altitude o 1067 metres.

Elâzığ initially developed as an extension o the historic ceety o Harput, which wis situatit on a hill an difficult tae access in winter.

Sister Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Elazığ has 6 sister cities.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.