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|• Mayor||Sabri Akyürek (CHP)|
|• Kaymakam||Adem Ergül|
|• District||429.74 km2 (165.92 sq mi)|
|• District density||4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)|
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.
- "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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