Yüksekova

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Yüksekova

Gever
Yüksekova 65.JPG
Yüksekova is located in Turkey
Yüksekova
Yüksekova
Coordinates: 37°34′00″N 44°17′00″E / 37.56667°N 44.28333°E / 37.56667; 44.28333Coordinates: 37°34′00″N 44°17′00″E / 37.56667°N 44.28333°E / 37.56667; 44.28333
CountryTurkey
ProvinceHakkâri
Government
 • MayorRemziye Yaşar (HDP)
 • KaymakamÜzeyir Aziz Özeren
Area
 • District2,371.85 km2 (915.78 sq mi)
Elevation
1,950 m (6,400 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
68,230
 • District
115,966
 • District density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Post code
30300
Websitewww.yuksekova.bel.tr

Yüksekova (Kurdish: Gever‎,[3] Syriac: Gawar), is a city and a district of Hakkari Province of Turkey. It is on the border with Iran. In February of 2020 it was buried under 6 meters of snow. [4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  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. https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Tourism-g790194-Yuksekova_Hakkari_Province-Vacations.html?fid=f2f73d20-c0a9-4a96-8e48-3d4229121d3a
  5. https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/turkish-village-buried-under-6-metres-that-s-20-feet-of-snow-1.5471514
  6. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/blizzard-buries-turkish-village-under-snow