Özalp, Van

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Özalp
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Özalp is located in Turkey
Özalp
Özalp
Coordinates: 38°39′30″N 43°59′22″E / 38.65833°N 43.98944°E / 38.65833; 43.98944Coordinates: 38°39′30″N 43°59′22″E / 38.65833°N 43.98944°E / 38.65833; 43.98944
Country Turkey
ProvinceVan
Government
 • Elected MayorYakup Almaç (HDP)
 • KaymakamAbdulkadir Çelik
Area
 • District1,558.33 km2 (601.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
11,069
 • District
73,778
 • District density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Post code
65800
Websitewww.ozalp.bel.tr

Özalp (Kurdish: Qerqelî[3]) is a district of Van Province of Turkey. In the local elections of March 2019 Yakup Almaç from the Peoples ' Democratic Party was elected mayor(HDP).[4] Abdulkadir Çelik was appointed Kaymakam by president Recep Tayyip Erdoĝan in August 2019.[5] However Almaç was dismissed in November 2019[6] and Çelik appointed as well as the trustee of the municipality of Özalp. Following his appointment as a trustee, he dismissed also 28 municipality workers.[7]

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. ^ Adem Avcıkıran (2009). Kürtçe Anamnez Anamneza bi Kurmancî (PDF) (in Turkish and Kurdish). p. 57. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Van Özalp Seçim Sonuçları - 31 Mart 2019 Yerel Seçimleri". www.sabah.com.tr. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  5. ^ "Kaymakamımız". www.ozalp.gov.tr. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  6. ^ "Co-mayors of Muradiye, Özalp and Başkale arrested". ANF News. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  7. ^ "Trustee dismisses 28 workers in Özalp, Van". ANF News. Retrieved 2020-05-19.