Bingöl

Main city:
Bingöl
67°F (19°C)
Local time: Wed 2:26 AM
Bingöl Province (Turkish: Bingöl ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Çewlîgê‎ is a province of Turkey in Eastern Anatolia. The province was known as Çapakçur Province until 1945 when it was renamed as Bingöl province which literally means "thousand lakes" in the Turkish language.Its neighboring provinces are Tunceli, Erzurum, Muş, Diyarbakır, Erzincan and Elazığ. The province covers an area of 8,125 km2 and has a population of 255,170. The capital is Bingöl. As the current Governor of the province, Kadir Ekinci was appointed by the president on the 5 November 2018. The town of Genç was the scene of origin for the Kurdish Sheikh Said rebellion in 1925 and most of the region was captured by the rebels during the rebellion Wikipedia ->
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Population:
281,000
Local Weather:
Clear Sky, 67°F (19°C) Wind N at 8.64 mph (13.90 kmh), 48.0% Humidity