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Elâzığ Province (Turkis: Elâzığ ili) is a province o Turkey wi its seat in the ceety o Elâzığ. The source o the Euphrates river is locatit in this province.

Elâzığ Province
Elazığ ili
Province o Turkey
Location of Elâzığ Province in Turkey
Location of Elâzığ Province in Turkey
Kintra Turkey
Region Eastren Anatolie
 • Electoral destrict Elâzığ
 • Govrenor Muammer Erol
 • Tot 9,153 km2 (3,534 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Tot 552,646
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Aurie code(s) 0424
Vehicle registration 23

The province haes a population o 552,646 as o 2010. The population o the province wis 569,616 in 2000 an 498,225 in 1990. The total aurie o the province is (3,534 sq mi), 826 km2 (319 sq mi) o which is covered bi reservoirs an natural lakes.

The current governor o the province is Muammer Erol (syne 2006).

On 8 Mairch 2010, the province suffered an earthquake o magnitude 6.0, killin 42 fowk.[2][3]

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Elâzığ is traversed bi the northeasterly line o equal latitude an langitude.


Elâzığ province is dividit intae 11 destricts (caipital destrict in bold):



  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

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