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Nazımiye is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°10′52″N 39°49′44″E / 39.18111°N 39.82889°E / 39.18111; 39.82889Coordinates: 39°10′52″N 39°49′44″E / 39.18111°N 39.82889°E / 39.18111; 39.82889
Country Turkey
Province Tunceli
 • Mayor Cafer Kırmızıçiçek (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Rasim Belge
 • District 549.80 km2 (212.28 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,950
 • District 3,378
 • District density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Post code 62950
Climate Dsa

Nazımiye is a small town and its surrounding district in Tunceli Province, Turkey. The town has a population of 1,636.

It was formerly named Kızıl Kilise, but was renamed in the late 19th century after Nazime Sultan, the daughter of Sultan Abdülaziz.[3] [4]


The summer months are generally hot and dry, and most of the rainfall occurs in winter, spring and autumn. The average rainfall is 500–600 mm per year.


  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. ^ Index Anatolicus s.v. Nazımiye says Sultan Abdülhamid, but he did not have a daughter named Nazime, cf. Jamil Adra, "Genealogy of the Imperial Ottoman Family" [1]
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