Çelikhan (Kurdish: Komaşir)[3] is a rural district of Adıyaman Province of Turkey. The mayor is Mustafa Bulut (AKP). Its population as of 2012 is 8,263.[4] The city is populated by Kurds.[5]

Çelikhan
CelikhanUhrturm.jpg
Çelikhan is located in Turkey
Çelikhan
Çelikhan
Coordinates: 38°02′05″N 38°14′45″E / 38.03472°N 38.24583°E / 38.03472; 38.24583Coordinates: 38°02′05″N 38°14′45″E / 38.03472°N 38.24583°E / 38.03472; 38.24583
Country Turkey
ProvinceAdıyaman
Government
 • MayorMustafa Bulut (AKP)
 • KaymakamMurat Uz
Area
 • District650.73 km2 (251.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
8,227
 • District
15,126
 • District density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Post code
02600
Websitewww.celikhan.bel.tr

Local politicsEdit

The local council is controlled by the Justice and Development Party (AKP).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Adıyaman Çelikhan ilçesinin nüfusu, yüzölçümü, kısa tarihçesi ve köyleri". Bölge Gündem Haber (in Turkish). 21 March 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  4. ^ [1][permanent dead link] Statistical Institute
  5. ^ Aşiretler raporu (in Turkish). Kaynak Yayınları. 2014. p. 25. ISBN 978-975-343-220-7.