|• Mayor||Said Dağoğlu (AKP)|
|• Kaymakam||Ayhan Yazgan|
|• District||837.10 km2 (323.21 sq mi)|
|• District density||24/km2 (63/sq mi)|
Palu (Armenian: Բալու/Palou; formerly Romanopolis in Greek) is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Said Dağoğlu (AKP). It has a population of 8,652. The town historically had a significant Armenian population, which was exterminated during the genocide of 1915. Notable residents include Katherine Magarian (1906–2001), a genocide survivor born in Baghin, Palou.
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