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  1. Tunceli ; is a city in Turkey. It is the capital of Tunceli Province, located in the middle of Eastern Anatolia Region. The former name of Tunceli was Mamiki, then Kalan.
  2. Tunceli a.k.a. The Tunceli Province formerly Dersim Province is a majority Alevi Zaza Kurdish with a minority Sunni Turkish population in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The province was named Dersim Province, then demoted district and incorporated into Elâzığ Province in 1926. Finally it was changed to Tunceli Province on January 4, 1936. with the "Law on Administration of the Tunceli Province", no. 2884 of 25 December 1935. But some still call the region by this name. The capital city is Tunceli. The name of the provincial capital, Kalan, was then officially changed to match with the province's name.
  3. Tunceli is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects 2 members of parliament to represent the province of the same name for a four-year term by the D'Hondt method, a party-list proportional representation system.

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Google previewDemocratization and Memories of Violence (2016)

Ethnic Minority Rights Movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador by Mneesha Gellman

Tunceli is a resoundingly Turkish name that redefines a previously Kurdish- named space. The renaming of Dersim happened just three years before the 1938 massacre, and the events are linked in community discourses of historical memory.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

3–5 million Homeland Zazaistan occupies a mountainous region in eastern Anatolia, forming Tunceli, Bingo ̆l, Erzincan, Elazig ̆, and parts of Diyarbakir, Erzurum, Mus, Malatya, and Sivas provinces of Turkey. Flag The Zaza flag is a red ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Finally, the Dersim (now called Tunceli) Rebellion, ...

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Zaza North Language of Turkey Zazaki Tunceli KIU Pstory 7min

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