Genç, Bingöl

Genç (Kurdish: Darahênê‎),[3] is a town and district of Bingöl Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Mehmet Zeki Dirik (AKP).[4]

Genç
Genç is located in Turkey
Genç
Genç
Coordinates: 38°45′11″N 40°34′00″E / 38.75306°N 40.56667°E / 38.75306; 40.56667Coordinates: 38°45′11″N 40°34′00″E / 38.75306°N 40.56667°E / 38.75306; 40.56667
Country Turkey
ProvinceBingöl
Government
 • MayorMehmet Zeki Dirik (AKP)
 • KaymakamArif Gül
Area
 • District1,711.92 km2 (660.98 sq mi)
Elevation
1,087 m (3,566 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
19,316
 • District
34,947
 • District density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Post code
12500
Websitewww.genc.bel.tr
Bingöl county's districts.

GeographyEdit

The town is located close to the southern banks of the Murat River or Eastern Euphrates. The district has an area of 1,646 km², which is 20.26% of the area of its province. The central city is 20 km away from the nearest city. Its center is 1125 m above sea level.

Within the boundaries of the district, along with the central city, are two towns, 62 villages, and 243 hamlets.

PopulationEdit

The population of Genç district was 35,208 in 2011, of which 19,123 live in the city itself.[5] The population density of the district in 2000 was 22 persons per square kilometer.

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. ^ Şafak, Yeni (2019-06-11). "Bingöl Genç Seçim Sonuçları – Genç Yerel Seçim Sonuçları". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2019-11-06.
  5. ^ 2011 genel nüfus sayımı verileri. Türkiye İstatistik Kurumu. 3 November 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2014.

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