Kulp, Turkey

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Kulp
City
The city of Kulp
The city of Kulp
Location of the district of Diyarbakır within Turkey.
Location of the district of Diyarbakır within Turkey.
Kulp is located in Turkey
Kulp
Kulp
Location of Kulp
Coordinates: 38°31′N 41°01′E / 38.517°N 41.017°E / 38.517; 41.017
Country Turkey
RegionSoutheastern Anatolia Region
Government
 • MayorMetin Dinar (BDP)
Area
 • District1,609.68 km2 (621.50 sq mi)
Population
(2012)[2]
 • Urban
11,205
 • District
37,191
 • District density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
21900
Area code(s)412
Licence plate21

Kulp (Ottoman Turkish: قولبQulb, central district: Ottoman Turkish: پاصورPasur,[3] Kurdish: Pasûr‎, Zazaki: Pasor) is a district of Diyarbakır Province in Turkey. The population was 10,119 in 2010.

History[edit]

The Kulp region gained importance as a center for the Kurdish chiefdoms in Kulp itself & nearby Zeyrek (to the west)

Sources[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. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 328.

Coordinates: 38°30′06″N 41°00′42″E / 38.5016666667°N 41.0116666667°E / 38.5016666667; 41.0116666667