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Tunceli İli (Turkey)

LC control no.n 88099944
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingTunceli İli (Turkey)
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Geographic subdivision usageTurkey--Tunceli İli
Variant(s)Tunceli Vilâyeti (Turkey)
Dersim Vilâyeti (Turkey)
Tērsim Vilâyeti (Turkey)
Darsim Vilâyeti (Turkey)
Special noteThe official change in usage from vilâyet to il occurred ca. 1960.
Found inAndrēasean, V. Hazariapatum, 1984-: v. 2 (name not given)
Gaz. of Turkey, 1984 (Tunceli [brief] İli, ADM1, 39°05ʹN 39°30ʹE; ref. from Tunceli Vilâyeti)
Gunter, M. Historical dictionary of the Kurds, 2004: (art. Dersim; former Kurdish name for the present-day Turkish province of Tunceli)
Lippincott, 1961: (Tunceli, province in E central Turkey, bordered in N by Munzur and Mercan Mts., in SE by Peri R., in S by Murat R., in SW by Euphrates R.; formerly Dersim)
EI2: (art. Kurds, Kurdistan: ...the mountainous region of Darsim ... [in] 1937, the Turks erased Darsim from the map and replaced this ill-fated name with that of Tunceli ["brass hand"])
Tērsim, 1900
Geographic area codea-tu---
Invalid LCCNn 88099945