Elazığ Province

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Elâzığ Province

Elazığ ili
Location of Elâzığ Province in Turkey
Location of Elâzığ Province in Turkey
KintraTurkey
RegionEastren Anatolie
Govrenment
 • Electoral destrictElâzığ
 • GovrenorMuammer Erol
Area
 • Tot9153 km2 (3,534 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Tot552,646
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s)0424
Vehicle registration23
Websiteelazig.gov.tr

Elâzığ Province (Turkis: Elâzığ ili) is a province o Turkey wi its seat in the ceety o Elâzığ. The source o the Euphrates river is locatit in this province.

The province haes a population o 552,646 as o 2010. The population o the province wis 569,616 in 2000 an 498,225 in 1990. The total aurie o the province is (3,534 sq mi), 826 km2 (319 sq mi) o which is covered bi reservoirs an natural lakes.

The current governor o the province is Muammer Erol (syne 2006).

On 8 Mairch 2010, the province suffered an earthquake o magnitude 6.0, killin 42 fowk.[2][3]

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Elâzığ is traversed bi the northeasterly line o equal latitude an langitude.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Elâzığ province is dividit intae 11 destricts (caipital destrict in bold):

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
  2. http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/gundem/14067516.asp
  3. http://www.aktifhaber.com/news_detail.php?id=276877

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 38°40′03″N 39°21′35″E / 38.66750°N 39.35972°E / 38.66750; 39.35972