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Bozova is located in Turkey
Country Turkey
Province Şanlıurfa
 • Mayor Zeynel Taş (BDP)
 • Kaymakam Mehmet Özel
 • District 1,619.51 km2 (625.30 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 11,809
 • District 57,400
 • District density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Post code 63850
Website .tr.bel.bozovawww

Bozova (Ottoman Turkish: بوزاووه Bozâbâd,[3] Kurdish: Hewenc) is a district of Şanlıurfa Province of Turkey, 38 km from the city of Şanlıurfa.

Bozova is a plain of rich farmland watered from the lake behind the Atatürk Dam.


  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 92.

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