Coordinates: TR 38°47′33″N 38°44′38″E / 38.79250°N 38.74389°E / 38.79250; 38.74389Coordinates: TR 38°47′33″N 38°44′38″E / 38.79250°N 38.74389°E / 38.79250; 38.74389
Country Turkey
Province Elazığ
  Mayor Fethiye Atlı (AKP)
  Kaymakam Ahmet Arık
  District 509.67 km2 (196.78 sq mi)
Elevation 780 m (2,560 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 4,860
  District 6,579
  District density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Post code 23700
Climate Csa

Keban is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Fethiye Atlı (AKP). The population is 4857.

Keban is at the west of Elazığ Province and 46 km. far away from province center. At the east of Keban, there is Elazığ Province. At west, Arapgir District of Malatya Province, at north there is Çemişgezek District of Tunceli Province, at northwest, Ağın District, at south, Baskil province. There is the second biggest dam of Turkey, Keban Dam.


  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.
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