Saray, Van

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Saray
Saray is located in Turkey
Saray
Saray
Coordinates: 38°39′02″N 44°10′12″E / 38.65056°N 44.17000°E / 38.65056; 44.17000Coordinates: 38°39′02″N 44°10′12″E / 38.65056°N 44.17000°E / 38.65056; 44.17000
Country Turkey
ProvinceVan
Government
 • MayorCaziye Duman (HDP)
 • KaymakamMehmet Halis Aydın
Area
 • District958.23 km2 (369.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
3,648
 • District
23,122
 • District density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Post code
658xx
Websitewww.vansaray.bel.tr

Saray (Kurdish: Sêrê[3]) is a district and town in the Van Province of Turkey. The current mayor is Caziye Duman from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP)[4]

An earthquake in February 2020 shook the region and many villages of the Saray district reported of damages.[5]

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. ^ Adem Avcıkıran (2009). Kürtçe Anamnez Anamneza bi Kurmancî (PDF) (in Turkish and Kurdish). p. 57. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Van Saray Seçim Sonuçları - 31 Mart Van Saray Yerel Seçim Sonuçları". secim.haberler.com (in Turkish). Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  5. ^ "694 buildings severely damaged in Van after earthquake: Minister - Turkey News". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2020-05-08.