Bitlis Province


Bitlis Province

Infobox Province TR
region = Eastern Anatolia
name = Bitlis
total population = 413,446
area= 6707
licence = 13
area_code= 434|

Bitlis is a province of eastern Turkey, located to the west of Lake Van. Ethnic Kurds form the majority of the population. [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/images/dist-kurdish.gifDistribution of Kurdish People] — GlobalSecurity.org] The provincial capital is the town of Bitlis.

Districts

Bitlis province is divided into 7 districts (the capital district is in bold):
*Adilcevaz
*Ahlat
*Bitlis
*Güroymak
*Hizan
*Mutki
*Tatvan

References

External links

* [http://www.pbase.com/dosseman/bitlis_siirt Pictures of the city of Bitlis, the capital of Bitlis province - and of nearby Siirt]
* [http://www.turkeyforecast.com/weather/bitlis/ Bitlis Weather Forecast Information]
* [http://www.armeniapedia.org/index.php?title=Bitlis The Armenian History and Presence in Bitlis]


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