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Hekimhan

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Country  Turkey
Website  www.hekimhan.bel.tr
Province  Malatya Province
Post code  44400
Area  1,898 km²
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Hekimhan, (Kurdish: Hekîmxan‎), is a district of Malatya Province of Turkey. The mayor is Aliseidi Millioğulları (CHP). It is located in the upper Euphrates in Eastern Anatolia. Hekimhan is also located on the ancient silk road. The district population is 25,629. It is known for its mineral resources such as iron, chrome, dolomite, and torium, and was famous for its thin-shelled walnut. The famous apricots of Malatya are still widely raised in the district. Hekimhan is 1,075 m above sea level. The highest point in Hekimhan is Zurbahan mountain (2,091 m). Taşhan caravanserai (constructed by the Seljuk Turks), a Turkish bath and a mosque built by the Ottomans are some notable historical structures in the town. Hekimhan is also the birthplace of several famous politicians, singers, poets, writers, and other notorious figures such as Mehmet Ali Ağca.

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Map of Hekimhan, Malatya, Turkey

Villages and Towns

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  • References

    Hekimhan Wikipedia


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