İmranlı (Kurdish: Macîran‎),[3] is a town and a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. Population is 6,600 (2005 census). The mayor was Murat Açıl (CHP). The town is located at 108 km to Sivas. It became a district on January 1, 1948, while it was a part of the Zara district.

İmranlı
İmranlı is located in Turkey
İmranlı
İmranlı
Coordinates: 39°52′48″N 38°7′58″E / 39.88000°N 38.13278°E / 39.88000; 38.13278Coordinates: 39°52′48″N 38°7′58″E / 39.88000°N 38.13278°E / 39.88000; 38.13278
CountryTurkey
ProvinceSivas
Government
 • KaymakamHüseyin ÇAMKERTEN
Area
 • District1,217.47 km2 (470.07 sq mi)
Elevation
1,650 m (5,410 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
3,587
 • District
7,882
 • District density6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)

Demographics

The town is populated by Sunni Turks and Kurdish Alevis. 65 villages in the district are populated by Kurdish Alevis.[4]

Population

The population of İmranlı district slowly increased to a maximum of 32,253 people between 1950 and 1965. In the 1970s there was a high level of emigration: people left the district because of the lack of social capacities and economic investment, especially towards Western Europe and larger cities in Turkey. Since 2007, the population of the district has been relatively stable, fluctuating between 7,200 and 7,700 inhabitants. The population development of the district is shown in the graph below.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

  İmranlı (district)
  İmranlı (town)

Settlements

İmranlı districts consists of the only town İmranlı and 102 small villages.

  • Akçakale
  • Akkaya
  • Aksu
  • Alacahacı
  • Altınca
  • Ardıçalan
  • Arık
  • Aşağıboğaz
  • Aşağıçulha
  • Aşağışeyhli
  • Avşar
  • Aydın
  • Aydoğan
  • Bağyazı
  • Bahadun
  • Bahtiyar
  • Bardaklı
  • Başlıca
  • Becek
  • Beğendik
  • Boğanak
  • Boğazören
  • Borular
  • Bulgurluk
  • Celaldamı
  • Cerit
  • Çalıyurt
  • Çandır
  • Çukuryurt
  • Dağyurdu
  • Darıseki
  • Delice
  • Demirtaş
  • Dereköy
  • Doğançal
  • Ekincik
  • Erdemşah
  • Eskidere
  • Eskikapımahmut
  • Eskikeşlik
  • Gelintarla
  • Gökçebel
  • Gökdere
  • Görünmezkale
  • Güven
  • K.Söğütlü
  • Kabaktepeler
  • Kapukaya
  • Kapumahmut
  • Karaboğaz
  • Karacahisar
  • Karacaören
  • Karaçayır
  • Karahüseyin
  • Karapınar
  • Karataş
  • Karlık
  • Kasaplar
  • Kavalcık
  • Kemreli
  • Kerimoğlu
  • Kevenli
  • Kılıçköy
  • Kılıçlar
  • Kızılmezraa
  • Kızıltepe
  • Koçgediği
  • Koruköy
  • Koyunkaya
  • Körabbas
  • Kuzköy
  • Madenköy
  • Ortakdaracık
  • Ortaköy
  • Piredede
  • Refik
  • S.Gelenli
  • Sandal
  • Sinek
  • Süvariler
  • Taşdelen
  • Taşlıca
  • Toklucak
  • Topallar
  • Toptaş
  • Tuzözü
  • Türkkeşlik
  • Türkyenice
  • Uyanık
  • Uzuntemür
  • Yakayeri
  • Yapraklıpınar
  • Yaylacık
  • Yazıkavak
  • Yazılı
  • Yenikent
  • Yeniköy
  • Yoncabayırı
  • Yozyatağı
  • Yukarıboğaz
  • Yukarıçulha
  • Yünören

References

  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. 57. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ Peter Alfred, Andrews; Benninghaus, Rüdiger, eds. (1989). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey. pp. 345–346.
  5. ^ Census 1940
  6. ^ Census 1950
  7. ^ Census 1955
  8. ^ Census 1960
  9. ^ Census 1970
  10. ^ Census 1975
  11. ^ Census 1980
  12. ^ Census 1985
  13. ^ Census 1990