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|Yayladere / XolXol|
|• Mayor||Sabri Akyürek (CHP)|
|• Kaymakam||Adem Ergül|
|• District||429.74 km2 (165.92 sq mi)|
|• District density||4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)|
Yayladere (Old name: Armenian -'Holhol /Xolxol) is a town and county of Bingöl Province in the Eastern Anatolia Region, it had previously been a sancak (district) of the province of Dersim. The county has an area of 430 km ² and is bordered on the west by Tunceli and Elazığ to the south. The Peri River forms the natural border to Elazig. The area is about 1,600 m above sea level. The mountains up to 2,800 m high. The two largest are the Sülbüs / Selbuz ( 2,884 m) and Sultan Mehmet / Taru. The local population is Kurdish with previous Armenian communities. The mayor is Sabri Akyürek (CHP). The district has twenty-six villages and eighty hamlets, most of the population are Alevi muslims, however in recent decades there has been a shift towards sunni Islam. There are 2,000 people living in the district as per 2007 estimates. It is known for its goat dishes.
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- "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.
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