|• Mayor||Rezan Zoğurlu (BDP)|
|• Kaymakam||Mehmet Kurt|
|• District||1,025.83 km2 (396.08 sq mi)|
|• District density||27/km2 (69/sq mi)|
Lice (pronounced [ˈlidʒe]), (Ottoman Turkish: ليجه, Kurdish: Licê, لجێ, Zazaki: Lıcê) is a Kurdish district of Diyarbakır Province in Turkey. The population was 9,644 in 2010. It is located 90 km (56 mi) from the capital, Diyarbakır. The mayor is Rezan Zoğurlu (BDP).
The Lice massacre took place from October 20–23, 1993.
The Kurdish castle of Ataq used to exist near the modern Lice.
- "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.
- Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 340.
- Turkey-PKK peace process unravels in Lice by Cengiz Çandar in Al Monitor (9 June 2014)
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