Pülümür

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Pülümür
Pülümür is located in Turkey
Pülümür
Pülümür
Coordinates: 39°29′12″N 39°53′56″E / 39.48667°N 39.89889°E / 39.48667; 39.89889Coordinates: 39°29′12″N 39°53′56″E / 39.48667°N 39.89889°E / 39.48667; 39.89889
Country Turkey
Province Dersim
Government
 • Mayor Müslüm Tosun (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Mustafa Ünver Böke
Area[1]
 • District 1,475.69 km2 (569.77 sq mi)
Elevation 1,650 m (5,410 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,766
 • District 3,307
 • District density 2.2/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Post code 62700

Pülümür, formerly known as Kuzucan or Kuzudjan, is a small city and its surrounding district in Dersim Province, Turkey. The mayor is Müslüm Tosun (CHP). The city has a population of 1,656. The politician Hüseyin Kenan Aydın was born here in 1962.

The people of Pülümür are almost all Zazas of Alevi belief.

The politician Senol Akkilic who is a Member of the Provincial Parliament with the Green Party in Vienna, Austria was born in Pülümür in 1965.

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.