Karakoyunlu

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For the medieval dynasty, see Kara Koyunlu; for places in Azerbaijan, see Qaraqoyunlu.
Karakoyunlu
Karakoyunlu is located in Turkey
Karakoyunlu
Karakoyunlu
Coordinates: 39°58′21″N 44°10′22″E / 39.97250°N 44.17278°E / 39.97250; 44.17278Coordinates: 39°58′21″N 44°10′22″E / 39.97250°N 44.17278°E / 39.97250; 44.17278
Country Turkey
Province Iğdır
Government
 • Mayor Kurban Kaya (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Elif Canan Tuncer Ersöz
Area[1]
 • District 193.91 km2 (74.87 sq mi)
Elevation 448 m (1,470 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,664
 • District 14,264
 • District density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Post code 76700
Website www.karakoyunlu.bel.tr

Karakoyunlu (Azerbaijani: Qaraqoyunlu) is a town and district of Iğdır Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. Part of the district forms the international border between Turkey and Armenia.

Statues with ram heads[edit]

Cementer stones with ram heads existing almost in all old cementers in Iğdır Plain are remnants from Kara Koyunlu period. These cementers of brave, heroic persons and young persons who had died in youth age.[3]

Population[edit]

Karakoyunlu Town Center's population
2007 2,649
2000 4,760
1997 5,384
1990 4,110
1985 3,220
1980 2,950

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. ^ "Introduction of Iğdır", Iğdır Municipality Publishing, 2003

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