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Elâzığ is a ceety in Eastren Anatolie, Turkey an the seat o Elâzığ Province. It haes a population o 323,420 accordin tae the 2009 census, an the plain on which the ceety extends haes an altitude o 1067 metres.

Elazığ
Ceety
Elazığ is locatit in Turkey
Elazığ
Elazığ
Location o Elazığ
Coordinates: 38°40′N 39°13′E / 38.667°N 39.217°E / 38.667; 39.217Coordinates: 38°40′N 39°13′E / 38.667°N 39.217°E / 38.667; 39.217
KintraTurkey
RegionEastren Anatolie
ProvinceElazığ
Govrenment
 • MayorMehmet Süleyman Selmanoğlu (AKP)
 • GovrenorMuammer Erol
Area
 • Destrict2,211.07 km2 (853.70 sq mi)
Elevation
1,067 m (3,501 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
347,857
 • District
406,300
 • District density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
23 xxx
Aurie code(s)(+90) 424
Licence plate23
Wabsteidhttp://www.elazig.bel.tr/

Elâzığ initially developed as an extension o the historic ceety o Harput, which wis situatit on a hill an difficult tae access in winter.

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  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.