This article is about the district of Ağrı Province. For other uses, see Diyadin (disambiguation).
Coordinates: TR 39°32′24″N 43°40′38″E / 39.54000°N 43.67722°E / 39.54000; 43.67722Coordinates: TR 39°32′24″N 43°40′38″E / 39.54000°N 43.67722°E / 39.54000; 43.67722
Country  Turkey
Province Ağrı
  Mayor Hazal Aras (BDP)
  Kaymakam Ali Arıkan
  District 1,290.67 km2 (498.33 sq mi)
Elevation 1,925 m (6,316 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 20,285
  District 45,238
  District density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Post code 04900

Diyadin (Armenian: Տատէոն (Latin transliteration: Tatēon); Kurdish: Giyadîn) is a district of Ağrı Province of Turkey, at the foot of Mount Tendürek, a high peak in the Aladağlar range that stands between Ağrı and the north shore of Lake Van. The mayor is Hazal Aras (BDP).


As of 1920, the area was known for its sulphur production.[3]

Places of interest


  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. Prothero, W.G. (1920). Armenia and Kurdistan. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 72.

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