Çıldır

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Çıldır
Çıldır is located in Turkey
Çıldır
Çıldır
Coordinates: 41°07′44″N 43°07′58″E / 41.12889°N 43.13278°E / 41.12889; 43.13278Coordinates: 41°07′44″N 43°07′58″E / 41.12889°N 43.13278°E / 41.12889; 43.13278
Country Turkey
Province Ardahan
Government
 • Mayor Kemal Yakup Azizoğlu (DSP)
 • Kaymakam Cevat Çelik
Area[1]
 • District 877.52 km2 (338.81 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,683
 • District 10,753
 • District density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Post code 75400
Website www.cildir.bel.tr

Çıldır is a district of Ardahan Province of Turkey.

Names[edit]

Çıldır is also called Armenian: Հիւսիսեան, Hiusisean; Georgian: ჩრდილი, Chrdili; Russian: Чилдыр, Childyr, and Tsiltiri in Pontic Greek.

Administrative structure[edit]

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Background[edit]

The large Lake Çıldır in the district is an important haven for bird life.

The semi-documentary film Inat Hikayeleri by Reis Çelik (tr) was made in Çıldır, featuring the people of the district, their tales and songs. See [1] for more about the film.

References[edit]

  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. 

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