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Hekimhan

Hekimhan
Map showing Hekimhan District in Malatya Province
Map showing Hekimhan District in Malatya Province
Hekimhan is located in Turkey
Hekimhan
Hekimhan
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°48′59″N 37°55′58″E / 38.81639°N 37.93278°E / 38.81639; 37.93278
CountryTurkey
ProvinceMalatya
Government
 • MayorMehmet Şerif Yıldırım (CHP)
Area
1,514 km2 (585 sq mi)
Elevation
1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population
 (2022)[1]
3,705
 • Density2.4/km2 (6.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (TRT)
Postal code
44400
Area code0422
Websitewww.hekimhan.bel.tr

Hekimhan (Kurdish: Patrîkxan/Hekimxan)[2] is a municipality and district of Malatya Province, Turkey.[3] Its area is 1,514 km2,[4] and its population is 15,706 (2022).[1] It is located in the upper Euphrates in Eastern Anatolia. Hekimhan is 1,075 m above sea level. The highest point in Hekimhan is Zurbahan mountain (2,091 m). The mayor is Mehmet Şerif Yıldırım (CHP).

Historical sites

Taşhan caravanserai (constructed by the Seljuk Turks),[5] a Turkish bath and a mosque built by the Ottomans are some notable historical structures in the town.

Composition

There are 65 neighbourhoods in Hekimhan District:[6]

  • Akmağara
  • Aksütlü
  • Aşağısazlıca
  • Bağyolu
  • Bahçedamı
  • Bahçelievler
  • Ballıkaya
  • Basak
  • Başkavak
  • Başkınık
  • Beykent
  • Boğazgören
  • Budaklı
  • Çanakpınar
  • Çimenlik
  • Çulhalı
  • Davulgu
  • Delihasanyurdu
  • Dereköy
  • Deveci
  • Dikenli
  • Dikili
  • Dumlu
  • Dursunlu
  • Fatih
  • Girmana
  • Güçlü
  • Güvenç
  • Güzelyayla
  • Güzelyurt
  • Hacılar
  • Hasançelebi
  • Haydaroğlu
  • İğdir
  • Işıklı
  • Karadere
  • Karaköçek
  • Karapınar
  • Karşıyaka
  • Karslılar
  • Kavacık
  • Kocaözü
  • Köprülü Mehmet Paşa
  • Köylüköyü
  • Kozdere
  • Kurşunlu
  • Mimarsinan
  • Mollaibrahim
  • Ş. Fethi Akyüz
  • Salıcık
  • Saraylı
  • Sarıkız
  • Söğüt
  • Taşbaşı
  • Taşoluk
  • Turgut Özal
  • Uğurlu
  • Yağca
  • Yayladamı
  • Yeni
  • Yeşilkale
  • Yeşilköy
  • Yeşilpınar
  • Yukarı Sazlıca
  • Yukarıselimli

Demographics

Ethnic composition of the villages in Hekimhan District:

  • Kurdish (Alevi): Aşağısazlıca, Saraylı, Sazlıca[7][8]
  • Kurdish (Sunni): Aksütlü, Çimenlik, Delihasanyurdu, Dikenli, Dikili, Güçlü, Güzelyayla, Haydaroğlu, Karapınar, Karslılar, Kavacık, Kurşunlu, Söğüt, Taşoluk (Dereyurt), Yağca, Yeşilköy[9][10][11][12][13]
  • Turkish (Alevi): Akmağara, Bahçedamı, Ballıkaya, Basak, Başkavak, Başkınık, Beykent, Boğazören, Budaklı, Çanakpınar, Çulhalı, Davulgu, Dereköy, Güvenç, Hacılar, Hasançelebi, İğdir, Karadere, Karaköçek, Kozdere, Salıcık, Uğurlu, Yeşilkale[14][15][16][17][9]
  • Turkish (Sunni): Devecı, Dumlu, Dursunlu, Güzelyurt, Işıklı, Kocaözü, Mollaibrahim, Sarıkız, Yayladam, Yeşilpınar[9][18]
  • Kurdish (Alevi) and Turkish (Alevi): Köylüköyü[14]
  • Kurdish (Alevi) and Turkish (Sunni): Girmana (Yukarıkırmanlı)[19]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  2. ^ Adem Avcıkıran (2009). Kürtçe Anamnez Anamneza bi Kurmancî (PDF) (in Turkish and Kurdish). p. 55. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  3. ^ Büyükşehir İlçe Belediyesi, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  4. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüz ölçümleri". General Directorate of Mapping. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  5. ^ "Hekim Han". www.turkishhan.org. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  6. ^ Mahalle, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  7. ^ Çıplak, Süleyman Cabir (2011). "Music and Identity in Atma tribe". Istanbul Technical University Institute of Social Studies (in Turkish): 48.
  8. ^ Peter Alfred, Andrews; Benninghaus, Rüdiger, eds. (1989). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey. p. 344.
  9. ^ a b c Ertürk, Kenan (2000). "Malatya'nın etnik yapısının siyasi hayata etkileri" (in Turkish): 139–141. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  10. ^ "Dirijanlilar Yama senligiyle costu!". Sonsöz (in Turkish). 2 July 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2021.
  11. ^ "Bahçeli'ye şok! MHP İstanbul İl Başkanı da Kürt çıktı!" (in Turkish). 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2021.
  12. ^ "DİREJAN AŞİRETİ TARİHİ". Dersim Gazetesi (in Turkish). 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2021.
  13. ^ Peter Alfred, Andrews; Benninghaus, Rüdiger, eds. (1989). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey. p. 338.
  14. ^ a b Peter Alfred, Andrews; Benninghaus, Rüdiger, eds. (1989). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey. pp. 256–257.
  15. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012), Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.), Ankara, p. 178, ISBN 978-975-9025-61-8((citation)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  16. ^ "Hekimhan". Nisanyan Yeradları (in Turkish). Retrieved 4 September 2021.
  17. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012), Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.), Ankara, p. 150, ISBN 978-975-9025-61-8((citation)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  18. ^ Aksüt, Hamza (2012), Aleviler: Türkiye, İran, İrak, Suriye, Bulgaristan : araştırma-inceleme (in Turkish) (5 ed.), Ankara, p. 104, ISBN 978-975-9025-61-8((citation)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  19. ^ Andrews, Peter; Benninghaus, Rüdiger (2002). Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey: Supplement and Index. p. 122. ISBN 9783895002298.


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