Karakoyunlu

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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]

Gravestones with ram heads existing in almost all old cemeteries in Iğdır Plain are remnants from Kara Koyunlu period. These commemorate brave, heroic persons and young persons who died at a young age.[3]

Population[edit]

Population of Karakoyunlu town center
Year 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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