Ovacık, Dersim

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Ovacık
Ovacık is located in Turkey
Ovacık
Ovacık
Coordinates: 39°21′31″N 39°12′59″E / 39.35861°N 39.21639°E / 39.35861; 39.21639Coordinates: 39°21′31″N 39°12′59″E / 39.35861°N 39.21639°E / 39.35861; 39.21639
Country Turkey
Province Tunceli
Government
 • Mayor Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu (TKP)
 • Kaymakam Ahmet Türköz
Area[1]
 • District 1,517.66 km2 (585.97 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 0
 • District 6,352
 • District density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Post code 62900
Website http://www.tunceliovacik.gov.tr/

Ovacık (Ottoman Turkish: پلور‎ Pulur,[3] Zazaki: Pulur, Kurdish: Pulur‎) is a town and its surrounding district in Tunceli Province of Turkey. It has a population of 3,227.

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. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 414.