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Koçhisar Mosque in Kızıltepe
|• Elected Mayor||Nilufer Elik Yılmaz (HDP)|
|• Kaymakam||Huseyn Cam|
|• District||1,416.37 km2 (546.86 sq mi)|
|Elevation||498 m (1,634 ft)|
|• District density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
Kızıltepe (Kurdish: Qoser, Ottoman Turkish: Koçhisar or Tell-Ermen (meaning "Armenian hill"), Arabic: دنيصر) is a town in, and a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. As of 2014, the town had a population of 225,888.
In the local elections of March 2019 Nilüfer Elik Yılmaz was elected as Mayor. But on 15 November 2019 she was dismissed and a trustee was appointed. The current District Governor is Huseyn Cam, who also appointed as trustee.
Kızıltepe, with +48.8 °C (119.84 °F) on August 14, 1993, holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Turkey.
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