HOME
        TheInfoList






Keban (Kurdish: Keban‎),[3] is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. In the local elections 2019 the independent Fethiye Atlı was elected as Mayor.[4] The population was 4,857 in 2012.

Keban is at the west of Elazığ Province and 46 km. far away from province center. At the east of Keban, there is Elazığ Province. At west, Arapgir District of Malatya Province, at north there is Çemişgezek District of Tunceli Province, at northwest, Ağın District, at south, Baskil province. There is the second biggest dam of Turkey, Keban Dam.

In 1927, 20.4% of the population in the district spoke Kurdish as their mother tongue,[5] while that number rose to 39% in 1968.[6]

Village composition

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. 56. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ Şafak, Yeni (2019-06-11). "Elazığ Keban Seçim Sonuçları – Keban Yerel Seçim Sonuçları". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2019-11-06.
  5. ^ Savaş Sertel (2015). "1927 nüfus sayımı sonuçlarına göre elazığ nüfusu" (in Turkish). Firat University: 308. Retrieved 11 March 2020. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. ^ Keban köylerinde, sosyo ekonomik yapı ve yeniden yerleşim sorunları (in Turkish). Ankara: Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi. 1976. p. 174.Keban Dam.

    In 1927, 20.4% of the population in the district spoke Kurdish as their mother tongue,[5] while that number rose to 39% in 1968.[6]