Digor (District), Kars

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Digor
Digor is located in Turkey
Digor
Digor
Coordinates: 40°22′32″N 43°24′45″E / 40.37556°N 43.41250°E / 40.37556; 43.41250Coordinates: 40°22′32″N 43°24′45″E / 40.37556°N 43.41250°E / 40.37556; 43.41250
Country Turkey
Province Kars
Government
 • Mayor Ekrem Bingül (BDP)
 • Kaymakam Fatih Özdemir
Area[1]
 • District 1,164.10 km2 (449.46 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,819
 • District 26,308
 • District density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Post code 36670
Website www.digor.bel.tr
Panoramic view of Digor
The center of Digor town

Digor (Ottoman Turkish: ديغور,[3] Armenian: Տեկոր, Tekor,[citation needed] Kurdish: Dîxor[citation needed]), is a district of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, and the name of the small town that is the district's administrative capital. The population of the town is 2,647. The mayor is Ekrem Bingül (BDP).

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. 
  3. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 149.

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