Eruh

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Eruh
Eruh is located in Turkey
Eruh
Eruh
Coordinates: 37°44′59″N 42°10′47″E / 37.74972°N 42.17972°E / 37.74972; 42.17972Coordinates: 37°44′59″N 42°10′47″E / 37.74972°N 42.17972°E / 37.74972; 42.17972
Country Turkey
ProvinceSiirt
Government
 • MayorCevher Çiftçi (AKP)
 • KaymakamAli Erdoğan
Area
 • District1,362.55 km2 (526.08 sq mi)
Elevation
1,125 m (3,691 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
8,513
 • District
19,577
 • District density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Post code
56800
Websitewww.eruh.bel.tr

Eruh (Kurdish: Dihê‎)[3] is a town and district of Siirt Province of Turkey. Its eponymous city center has 8855 inhabitants.

Politics[edit]

In the local elections of March 2019 Cevher Çiftçi was elected mayor.[4] The current District Governor is Ali Erdoĝan[5]

History[edit]

Eruh was the location of one of two attacks by the kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on the 15 August 1984.[6]

Villages[edit]

The villages of the Eruh district are: Ak Diken, Bağgöze, Ballı Kavak, Bayır Yuzu, Bilgili (Eski Eruh), Bingöl, Bozatlı, Bozkuş, Böluklu, Budamış, Cintepe, Çeltiksuyu, Çetinkol, Çırpılı, Cimencik, Çizmeli, Dadaklı, Dağduşu, Dalkorur, Demiremek, Dikboğaz, Dönerdöver, Dudiran (Göcebe), Ekinyolu, Erenkaya, Garsani Habeş, Garsan-i Amo Şahin, Gedikaşar, Gelenkardeş, Gölgelikonak, Gönülaldı, Görendoruk, Gulburnu, Kaşıkyayla, Kavakgölü, Kavaközü, Kekliktepe, Kemerli, Kılıçkaya, Körüklükaya, Körüklükaya, Kuşdalı, Narlı Dere, Ormanardı, Ortaklı, Oymakılıc, Özlüpelit, Payamlı, Salkımbağlar, Savaşköy, Soran (Göcebe), Tünekpınar, Ufaca, Üzümlük (Paris), Yanılmaz, Yediyaprak, and Yerlicoban.

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. ^ Şafak, Yeni (2019-11-14). "Siirt Eruh Seçim Sonuçları – 31 Mart 2019 Eruh İttifaka Göre Yerel Seçim Sonuçları". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2019-11-13.
  5. ^ "Kaymakam". www.eruh.gov.tr. Retrieved 2019-11-13.
  6. ^ Casier, Marlies; Jongerden, Joost (2010-09-13). Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey: Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue. Routledge. p. 131. ISBN 9781136938672.