Çukurca

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Çukurca
Çukurca is located in Turkey
Çukurca
Çukurca
Coordinates: 37°15′02″N 43°37′00″E / 37.25056°N 43.61667°E / 37.25056; 43.61667Coordinates: 37°15′02″N 43°37′00″E / 37.25056°N 43.61667°E / 37.25056; 43.61667
Country  Turkey
Province Hakkâri
Government
 • Mayor Servet Tunç (BDP)
 • Kaymakam Levent Öztin
Area[1]
 • District 908.79 km2 (350.89 sq mi)
Elevation 1,285 m (4,216 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 8,247
 • District 15,294
 • District density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Post code 30700
Website www.cukurca.bel.tr

Çukurca, (Kurdish: Çelê‎), is a district of Hakkari Province of Turkey. The mayor is Servet Tunç (BDP). The population is 5283 as of 2010. The historical Assyrian tribe of Tyari was located in this district.

Climate[edit]

Çukurca has a hot-summer subtype (Köppen: Dsa) of the humid continental climate.

Climate data for Çukurca
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.7
(42.3)
10.2
(50.4)
16.0
(60.8)
23.3
(73.9)
29.9
(85.8)
34.5
(94.1)
34.4
(93.9)
30.4
(86.7)
22.6
(72.7)
13.6
(56.5)
6.4
(43.5)
19.26
(66.67)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.0
(32)
1.3
(34.3)
5.5
(41.9)
10.9
(51.6)
17.3
(63.1)
23.0
(73.4)
27.4
(81.3)
27.2
(81)
23.1
(73.6)
16.2
(61.2)
8.6
(47.5)
2.5
(36.5)
13.6
(56.5)
Average low °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
−3.0
(26.6)
0.9
(33.6)
5.9
(42.6)
11.3
(52.3)
16.2
(61.2)
20.3
(68.5)
20.0
(68)
15.8
(60.4)
9.9
(49.8)
3.7
(38.7)
−1.3
(29.7)
7.98
(46.35)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 111
(4.37)
146
(5.75)
142
(5.59)
131
(5.16)
59
(2.32)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
3
(0.12)
41
(1.61)
98
(3.86)
108
(4.25)
843
(33.19)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

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. ^ "Climate:Çukurca". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 11 April 2014.