|• Mayor||İsmail Ası (BDP)|
|• Kaymakam||Erkan Yırık|
|• District||1,416.37 km2 (546.86 sq mi)|
|Elevation||498 m (1,634 ft)|
|• District density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
Kızıltepe (Kurdish: Qoser, Ottoman Turkish: Koçhisar or Tell-Ermen (meaning "Armenian hill"), Arabic: دنيصر) is a town in, and a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. As of 2014, the town had a population of 225,888. Most of the people are Kurds but there are some Arabs, Turks (who came here for government business) and Christians.
Kızıltepe, with +48.8 °C (119.84 °F) on August 14, 1993, holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Turkey.
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- "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.
- Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 4 (1200-1350), David Thomas, Alexander Mallett, page 331, 2012
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