Arguvan, (Kurdish: Erxewan/Arxewan),[3] is a district of Malatya Province of Turkey. The mayor is Mehmet Kızıldaş (CHP).

Arguvan
Arguvan is located in Turkey
Arguvan
Arguvan
Coordinates: 38°46′31″N 38°16′16″E / 38.77528°N 38.27111°E / 38.77528; 38.27111Coordinates: 38°46′31″N 38°16′16″E / 38.77528°N 38.27111°E / 38.77528; 38.27111
CountryTurkey
ProvinceMalatya
Government
 • MayorMehmet Kızıldaş (CHP)
 • KaymakamCuma Emec
Area
 • District1,067.84 km2 (412.30 sq mi)
Elevation
1,150 m (3,770 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
2,292
 • District
9,285
 • District density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Post code
44960
Websitewww.arguvan-bld.gov.tr

DemographicsEdit

The majority of the district is Alevi from both Kurdish and Turkish ethnicity. The Kurdish Atman tribe reside in ten villages and hamlets in the district. Other Kurdish tribes include the Direjan, Kurecik,[4] and the Parçikan.[5]

SettlementsEdit

Settlement Composition
Arguvan town Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Akören Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Alhasuşağı Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Armutlu Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Asar Kurdish (Alevi) and Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Asmaca Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Aşağısülmenli Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Bahçeli Kurdish (Sunni, Direjan tribe)[10]
Bozan Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Çakmak Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Çavuşköy Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Çayırlı Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Çevreli Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Çiftlik Turkish (Alevi) and Kurdish (Alevi)[6]
Doydum Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Ermişli Turkish (Alevi)[11]
Eymir Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Göçeruşağı Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Gökağaç Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Gümüşlü Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Güngören Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Gürge Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Güveçli Kurdish (Sunni, Direjan tribe)[10]
Hakverdi Kurdish (Sunni)[12]
Içmece Kurdish (Sunni, Zeyve tribe)[13] and Turkish (Alevi)[9]
İsaköy Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Karababa Kurdish (Sunni, Zeyve tribe)[14] and Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Karahüyük Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Kızık Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Kızıluşağı (Yenisu) Kurdish (Sunni, Atman tribe)[8]
Koçak Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Konakbaşı Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Kömürlük Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Kuruttaş Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Kuyudere Turkish (Alevi)[6]
Morhamam Turkish (Alevi)[7]
Narmikan (Yazıbaşı) Kurdish (Sunni, Zeyve tribe)[15]
Parçikan (Bozburun) Kurdish (Sunni, Parçikan tribe)[10]
Şotik (Çobandere) Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[16]
Tarlacık Turkish (Alevi) and Kurdish (Sunni, Direjan tribe)[6][17]
Tatkınık Kurdish (Sunni, Direjan tribe)[18]
Yamaç Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe) and Turkish (Alevi)[19]
Yeniköy Kurdish (Alevi) and Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Yoncalı Kurdish (Alevi, Atman tribe)[8]
Yukarısülmenli Kurdish (Alevi) and Turkish (Alevi)[9]
Yürektaşı Kurdish (Sunni)[10]

Notable peopleEdit

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. 55. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012). Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.). Yurt Kitap-Yayın. pp. 292–293 & 303.
  5. ^ "Parçikanlılar Boran'ı Destekliyor". Türkiye Haber Ajansi (in Turkish). 14 March 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Peter Alfred, Andrews; Benninghaus, Rüdiger, eds. (1989). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey. p. 256.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Aksüt, Hamza (2012). Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.). Yurt Kitap-Yayın. p. 150.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i Aksüt, Hamza (2012). Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.). Yurt Kitap-Yayın. p. 292.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h Andrews, Peter; Benninghaus, Rüdiger (2002). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey: Supplement and Index. p. 96. ISBN 9783895002298.
  10. ^ a b c d Andrews, Peter; Benninghaus, Rüdiger (2002). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey: Supplement and Index. p. 122. ISBN 9783895002298.
  11. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012). Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.). Yurt Kitap-Yayın. p. 271.
  12. ^ Ertürk, Kenan (2000). "Malatya'nın etnik yapısının siyasi hayata etkileri" (in Turkish): 133. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  13. ^ "Köyümüzün Tarihi" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2021-08-29. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  14. ^ "MAMAHAR (KARABABA)" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2018-02-22. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  15. ^ "Yazıbaşı" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2020-08-13. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  16. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012). Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.). Yurt Kitap-Yayın. p. 293.
  17. ^ "EKTİR (TARLACIK)" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2020-11-26. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  18. ^ "TATKINIK" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2017-11-10. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  19. ^ "MÜŞADİ (YAMAÇ)" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2020-11-30. Retrieved 29 August 2021.