Tortum

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Tortum
Tortum is located in Turkey
Tortum
Tortum
Coordinates: 40°17′53″N 41°37′57″E / 40.29806°N 41.63250°E / 40.29806; 41.63250Coordinates: 40°17′53″N 41°37′57″E / 40.29806°N 41.63250°E / 40.29806; 41.63250
Country Turkey
Province Erzurum
Government
 • Mayor Hasan Çakmak (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Fatih Ürkmezer
Area[1]
 • District 1,467.36 km2 (566.55 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 4,052
 • District 20,078
 • District density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Post code 25430
Website www.tortum.bel.tr
Tortum city center
Tortum lake

Tortum (Georgian: თორთომი t’ort’omi, Armenian: Թորթում T’vort’um, Ottoman Turkish: تورتوم) is a town and district of Erzurum Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey.The population is 4,507 as of 2010.There are 4 different ethnic group in the district.

Ethnicity distribution

Economy[edit]

As of 1920, Tortum was producing coal.[3]

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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. ^ Prothero, W.G. (1920). Armenia and Kurdistan. London: H.M. Stationary Office. p. 72. 

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