Place:Bingöl, Turkey

Alt namesBingol Ilisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Bingol Vilayetisource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Bingölsource: Wikipedia
Capakcursource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Ḃingölsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 218
Ḃingöl provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates39.083°N 40.833°E
Located inTurkey
See alsoDoğu Anadolu,removed name of Region
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Bingöl Province is a province of Turkey in Eastern Anatolia. The province was created in 1946 out of parts of Elazığ and Erzincan. The new province was known as Çapakçur Province until 1950. Its neighbouring 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 main spoken languages are Turkish and Zazaki/Kurdish. The capital is Bingöl.

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