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Hozat

Hozat
Hozat is located in Turkey
Hozat
Hozat
Coordinates:
Country Turkey
Province Tunceli
Government
 • Mayor Celaleddin Polat (CHP)
 • Kaymakam Fatih Demir
Area[1]
 • District 777.13 km2 (300.05 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 6,693
 • District 8,661
 • District density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Post code 62400
Website .tr.bel.hozatwww

Hozat (Ottoman Turkish: خوزات,[3]) is a small city and its surrounding district in Tunceli Province of Turkey. It has a population of 4,714. The mayor is Celaleddin Polat (CHP).

In the 10th century, it was known as Chozanon (Greek: Χόζανον), and formed a thema after its conquest by the Byzantine Empire shortly after 938.[4]

References

  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. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 240.
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