Karakoçan

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Karakoçan
Karakoçan is located in Turkey
Karakoçan
Karakoçan
Coordinates: 38°57′N 40°02′E / 38.950°N 40.033°E / 38.950; 40.033Coordinates: 38°57′N 40°02′E / 38.950°N 40.033°E / 38.950; 40.033
Country Turkey
Province Elazığ
Government
 • Kaymakam Cengiz Ünsal
Area[1]
 • District 1,083.23 km2 (418.24 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 13,140
 • District 28,743
 • District density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Post code 23600
Website www.karakocan.bel.tr

Karakoçan (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 (Peace and Democracy Party). The population is 13,279.

Election results[edit]

Municipality elections[edit]

Municipality elections of 2009[edit]

Party Votes Percentage
NADIRCIFTCI 2,322 35.63%
DTP (BDP) 1,876 28.79%
SP 1,825 28.00%
CHP 393 6.03%
MHP 61 0.94%

Municipality elections of 2004[edit]

Party Votes Percentage
DYP 1,144 20.93%
HADEP (BDP) 1,132 20.71%
SP 962 17.60%
AKP 751 13.73%
ANAP 743 13.59%
CHP 690 12.62%
MHP 21 0.38%


References[edit]

Karakoçan Haberleri Karakoçan Köyleri

  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.