Yayladere

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Yayladere
Yayladere town
Yayladere town
Yayladere is located in Turkey
Yayladere
Yayladere
Coordinates: 39°13′28″N 40°04′21″E / 39.22444°N 40.07250°E / 39.22444; 40.07250Coordinates: 39°13′28″N 40°04′21″E / 39.22444°N 40.07250°E / 39.22444; 40.07250
Country Turkey
Province Bingöl
Government
 • Mayor Sabri Akyürek (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Adem Ergül
Area[1]
 • District 429.74 km2 (165.92 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,249
 • District 2,019
 • District density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Post code 12500
Website www.yayladere.bel.tr

Yayladere (old name: Armenian 'Holhol') is a town and district of Bingöl Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey.

The local population is Kurdish with previous Armenian communities. The mayor is Sabri Akyürek (CHP). The district has twenty-six villages and eighty hamlets many of whom are Alevi muslims. There are 2,000 people living in the district as per 2007 estimates. It is known for its goat dishes.

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.