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|• Mayor||Mürsel Özen (AKP)|
|• Kaymakam||Nilüfer Canat Sürekli|
|• District||379.02 km2 (146.34 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,850 m (6,070 ft)|
|• District density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
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.
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- "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.
-  Map by Robert H. Hewsen, Armenian SSR Atlas, Yerevan – Moscow, 1961
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