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Doğanşehir is located in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°05′45″N 37°52′45″E / 38.09583°N 37.87917°E / 38.09583; 37.87917Coordinates: 38°05′45″N 37°52′45″E / 38.09583°N 37.87917°E / 38.09583; 37.87917
Country Turkey
 • MayorVahap Küçük (AKP)
 • KaymakamMehmet Soğukpınar
 • District1,239.61 km2 (478.62 sq mi)
 • Urban
 • District
 • District density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Post code

Doğanşehir, (Kurdish: Muhacîr‎), also known as Muhacir, Viransehir, Viranşehir,[3] is a district of Malatya Province of Turkey. The mayor is Vahap Küçük (AKP).



County's first yerleşimininb BC By the Romans in 66 years to spread Christianity in Asia is thought to Create. Change text 758 yılma hand in hand Bizanslılar'm remaining until Zipetra named county, the date of the Abbasid caliph Harun Reşit were seized by the development has been, up to 857 years, the remaining districts in the hands of Arabs, then passed into the hands Bizanslılar'm, Yildirim Beyazit in 1399 by the Ottoman he was part of territory, in 1401 and was sacked by Timurlane.


In 1515 the Ottoman territories before attending 1877'den name Viransehir township or the county Harapşehir, 1877-1878 Ottoman-Russian War in Posof, Ardahan, Şavşat, Artvin and Trabzon were brought from place to place because of the immigrant population of the village was called.


A village in the township is connected to the same Besni merkzi olmuştur, was the district center in 1929. 1933 Doğanşehir city name field, separated from 1 April 1946 by an independent Akçadağ district to district status has been linked to the Malatya.Bolt can be visited locations Dam, Polat Fish Plateau, Sulu Cave, slapstick, exile, Exchange, Harapşehir İçmece the Beypınarı, Acıpınar Plateau, Sıtmapınarı, Yıldızsubaşı, grove of screaming, Kayapınar, Sürmeli I'ınarı, Erkenek, Sakaltutan Juice, Değir men Deresi, Reşadiye Spring, Kayapınar.KöyleriBucak and villages Topraktepe'de total population is 47,191. Connected to the District of township and village names are: Altıntop, Beğre, Bıçakçı, with Sergeant, screaming, Çömlekoba, Dedeyazı Apple, Eskiköy, Fındıkköy, body, Günedoğru, Gürobası, Hudutköy, Kadı with Kapıdere, Karaterzi, Kelhalil, Koçdere, Small and, Örencik, Polat, Polatdere, Suçatı, Şatırobası, Topraktepe, Yolkoru, Yuval, Bolt, Erkenek, Karanlıkdere, Kurucaova, Reşadiye, with Sava, Beautiful Village.

It is rich in history and mall is located in Tarihİlçe district. The district centres on the ruins of walls BC In the Byzantine period were made in 66 years. Mesire as places in the valley, waterfalls and natural places Erkenek, located in the town Pinarbasi Bolt on.

1986 Earthquake[edit]

Result of the earthquake disaster in 1986, Reşadiye Village was divided into two. Half of the village on the fault line was moved Çelikhan way. This thus formed two Reşadiye Villages. The 'moved' in to the village close to the beautiful village was officially renamed.


The altitude of the town in Malatya Province, 58 km away to the sea level elevation is 1,290 meters. Both Plains and mountains are part of the landscape to the east of the town of Adiyaman province, Çelikhan District, in southern province of Adiyaman and Gölbaşı Besni districts, west of Kahramanmaras Elbistan District, north east and Yeşilyurt Akçadağ districts are located.

  1. Latitude. 38.0919444°, Longitude. 37.8788889° [3]
  2. An artificial pond or lake at Polat Barajı, 12.2 km away, acts as the local resivior [3]
  3. A major streem 19.7 km away is an irrigation water channel cut in the land at Melet Deresi [3]
  4. A local dam, which is a barrier constructed across one of the nearby streams to impound water is 19.6 km away at Sürgü Barajı [3]

The nearest towns are Altıntop (3.5 km away),[3] Günedoğru (6 km away) [3] Çığlık (6.8 km away) [3]


  1. Area: 1290 km ²
  2. Total municipal Population: 60,708 (According to the 2000 General Population Census)
  3. City Population: 13,517 (according to the 2000 General Population Census)
  4. City Population: 14,794 (according to [3] in 2011)
  5. Population Density: 50 per km

The area of the town is 1,290 km ². General population according to year 2000 census total population of 60,708 and 13,517 population centres, villages and township population of 47,191 'roll', 5 district of the town, 6 of the municipality has 31 villages.

Dogansehir is in the same time zone as Istanbul.[3]


District's most important source of income is agriculture. In recent years, significant improvement in fruit industry as a source of livelihood. Apricots and apples are the most important of these products, with a is a significant increase in apple production in recent years. Livestock is usually farmed in the village. Both the district and the villages of central and traditional values, importance is given to local custom. Tourism, mountaineering and monitoring local wildlife are also new attractions.[4]


The nearest railway/railroad station s located 13 km away at Kadılı İstasyonu and 18. 5 km away at Suçatı İstasyonu. It has facilities comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. and handled train passengers and rail-freight.[3] The local mountain passes are used for transportation from one side to the other of the local mountain ranges at Kömürcü Gediği (18.7 km away), Reşadiye Geçidi (23.2 km away) and Bitme Geçidi (24.7 km away).[3]

See also[edit]


  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. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Doğanşehir / Dogansehir, Malatya, Turkey, Asia". TR: Retrieved 2011-10-06.
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