Hakkâri Province


Hakkâri Province

Infobox Province TR
name=Hakkari
region=Eastern Anatolia
area=7,121
total population=272,566
licence = 30
area_code= 438|

Hakkâri is a province in the southeast corner of Turkey, located at the juncture of Iraq and Iran. The capital is Hakkâri. The province covers an area of 7,121 km² and has a population of 272,566(2006 est). The province had a population of 236,581 in 2000. Kurds form the majority. [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/images/dist-kurdish.gifDistribution of Kurdish People] — GlobalSecurity.org]

The province was created in 1936 out of part of Van Province. Its adjacent provinces are Şırnak to the west and Van to the north.

Christians from the Church of the East resided in the province until the First World War, which saw 50,000 Nestorian Assyrians killedFact|date=September 2008. Survivors were forced to take refuge around Urmia in Persia and Dohuk in Iraq.Fact|date=September 2008

Districts

Hakkâri province is divided into 4 districts (capital district in bold):
*Çukurca
*Hakkâri
*Şemdinli
*Yüksekova

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