Hasköy, Muş

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Hasköy is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°40′56″N 41°41′22″E / 38.68222°N 41.68944°E / 38.68222; 41.68944Coordinates: 38°40′56″N 41°41′22″E / 38.68222°N 41.68944°E / 38.68222; 41.68944
Country  Turkey
Province Muş
 • Mayor Mürsel Özen (AKP)
 • Kaymakam Nilüfer Canat Sürekli
 • District 379.02 km2 (146.34 sq mi)
Elevation 1,850 m (6,070 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 12,822
 • District 27,613
 • District density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Post code 497xx
Website www.haskoy.bel.tr

Hasköy (Armenian: Խասգեղ, Kurdish: Dêrxas[citation needed]) is a town and district of Muş Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of present-day Turkey. The mayor is Mürsel Özen (AKP).


Founded in IIIth century A.D. as Armenian village of Khasgegh Arm: Խասգեղ in Tarawn district of Turuberan province of Arshacid Armenia. Before the Armenian genocide Khasgegh was Armenian populated village of Bitlis Province of Ottoman Empire.[3]


  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. ^ [1] Map by Robert H. Hewsen, Armenian SSR Atlas, Yerevan – Moscow, 1961