Tunceli


Tunceli

Tunceli (Zazaish : "Mamekiye", Kurdish : "Dersim") is the provincial capital of Tunceli Province in Turkey. Tunceli has a population of 25,041 (2000 census) and most of the population are Kurdish-Zaza. They can speak both Kurdish and Zazaki. The official language is Turkish, because Kurdish is still forbidden.

Tunceli is located in the middle of the eastern part of Turkey. Although the population of Tunceli gradually decreased, it is really important for its people that still live in Tunceli and migrated different cities and countries. Tunceli is covered with huge mountains, which are called Munzur Mountains, and most of these mountains are holy for Tunceli public like the Munzur River and the other natural things.

There is a struggle for a long time between Kurdish people and the Turkish Government in Tunceli.

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