Palu, Elazığ

Coordinates: TR 38°42′14″N 39°57′04″E / 38.70389°N 39.95111°E / 38.70389; 39.95111Coordinates: TR 38°42′14″N 39°57′04″E / 38.70389°N 39.95111°E / 38.70389; 39.95111
Country  Turkey
Province Elazığ
  Mayor Said Dağoğlu (AKP)
  Kaymakam Ayhan Yazgan
  District 837.10 km2 (323.21 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 9,187
  District 20,377
  District density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Post code 23500
Climate Csa

Palu (Armenian: Բալու/Palou; formerly Romanopolis in Greek) is a town and district of Elazığ Province of Turkey. The mayor is Said Dağoğlu (AKP). It has a population of 8,652. Notable residents include Katherine Magarian (1906-2001), a genocide survivor born in Baghin, Palou.[3]


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  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. "Armenian Genocide: Katherine Magarian's Story".

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