Çukurca

Çukurca (Kurdish: Çel‎,[3] Syriac: ܛܝܵܪܹܐ‎, romanizedṬyārē)[4] is a district of the Hakkâri Province of Turkey, close to Iraq. The mayor is Ensar Dündar (AKP).[5] The population is 5283 as of 2010.

Çukurca
Çukurca is located in Turkey
Çukurca
Çukurca
Coordinates: 37°15′02″N 43°37′00″E / 37.25056°N 43.61667°E / 37.25056; 43.61667Coordinates: 37°15′02″N 43°37′00″E / 37.25056°N 43.61667°E / 37.25056; 43.61667
Country Turkey
ProvinceHakkâri
Government
 • MayorEnsar Dündar (AKP)
 • KaymakamLevent Öztin
Area
 • District908.79 km2 (350.89 sq mi)
Elevation
1,285 m (4,216 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
8,247
 • District
15,294
 • District density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Post code
30700
Websitewww.cukurca.bel.tr

The historical Assyrian tribe of Tyari was located in this district until the Assyrian genocide.

ClimateEdit

Çukurca has a hot-summer subtype (Köppen: Dsa) of the humid continental climate.

Climate data for Çukurca
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.7
(42.3)
10.2
(50.4)
16.0
(60.8)
23.3
(73.9)
29.9
(85.8)
34.5
(94.1)
34.4
(93.9)
30.4
(86.7)
22.6
(72.7)
13.6
(56.5)
6.4
(43.5)
19.3
(66.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.0
(32.0)
1.3
(34.3)
5.5
(41.9)
10.9
(51.6)
17.3
(63.1)
23.0
(73.4)
27.4
(81.3)
27.2
(81.0)
23.1
(73.6)
16.2
(61.2)
8.6
(47.5)
2.5
(36.5)
13.6
(56.5)
Average low °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
−3.0
(26.6)
0.9
(33.6)
5.9
(42.6)
11.3
(52.3)
16.2
(61.2)
20.3
(68.5)
20.0
(68.0)
15.8
(60.4)
9.9
(49.8)
3.7
(38.7)
−1.3
(29.7)
8.0
(46.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 111
(4.4)
146
(5.7)
142
(5.6)
131
(5.2)
59
(2.3)
2
(0.1)
1
(0.0)
1
(0.0)
3
(0.1)
41
(1.6)
98
(3.9)
108
(4.3)
843
(33.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

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. ^ adem Avcıkıran (2009). Kürtçe Anamnez Anamneza bi Kurmancî (PDF) (in Turkish and Kurdish). p. 56. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ Maclean, Arthur John (1895). Grammar of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 241.
  5. ^ "Hakkari Çukurca Seçim Sonuçları - 31 Mart 2019 Yerel Seçimleri". www.sabah.com.tr. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  6. ^ "Climate:Çukurca". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 11 April 2014.