Lice, Turkey

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Lice
Lice is located in Turkey
Lice
Lice
Coordinates: 38°27′0″N 40°39′0″E / 38.45000°N 40.65000°E / 38.45000; 40.65000Coordinates: 38°27′0″N 40°39′0″E / 38.45000°N 40.65000°E / 38.45000; 40.65000
Country Turkey
Province Diyarbakır
Government
 • Mayor Rezan Zoğurlu (BDP)
 • Kaymakam Mehmet Kurt
Area[1]
 • District 1,025.83 km2 (396.08 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 11,271
 • District 27,414
 • District density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Post code 21700

Lice (pronounced [ˈlidʒe]), (Ottoman Turkish: ليجه,[3] Kurdish: Licê, لجێ,[citation needed] Zazaki: Lıcê[citation needed]) is a Turkish district of Diyarbakır Province in Turkey. The population was 9,644 in 2010. It is located 90 km (56 mi) from the capital, Diyarbakır. The mayor is Rezan Zoğurlu (BDP).

The Kurdistan Workers' Party or PKK, was founded in the village of Fis, in Lice district on November 27, 1978.[1]

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. 340.