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Tillo
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°57′03″N42°00′48″E / 37.95083°N 42.01333°E / 37.95083; 42.01333
Country Turkey
Province Siirt
District Tillo
Population
 (2022) [1]
2,022
Time zone TRT (UTC+3)
Website www.aydinlar.bel.tr

Tillo or Aydınlar (Arabic : تل) is a town in the Tillo District of Siirt Province in Turkey. [2] The town is inhabited by Arabs and Kurds and had a population of 2,022 in 2022. [3] [4]

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Etymology

The name of the town is derived from the Arabic : تل, romanized: tell, lit. 'hill'. [5]

Neighborhoods

Tillo is divided into the neighborhoods of Fakirullah, Mücahit and Saydanlar. [2]

Demographics

The Arabs of the town belong to the tribes of Xālidiyya and Abbāsiyya who claim to have migrated to Tillo from Homs and Saudi Arabia about 700 and 400 years ago, respectively. Both tribes adhere to Shafi'i Islam and assumingly settled in the region as missionaries. The Kurds were followers of Ismail Faqirullah and Şeyh İbrahim El Mücahit and settled in Tillo as they wished to serve them there. [6]

Linguistically, the Arab population, more or less, all speak Kurdish beside Arabic, while few Kurds know Arabic. [6]

In recent decades, the Arab population has decreased to due migration to Istanbul, while the Kurdish population has steadily grown. [7]

Population

Historic population figures of the village: [8] [9]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19652,953    
19702,507−15.1%
19802,267−9.6%
19902,789+23.0%
20002,981+6.9%
20101,885−36.8%
20202,219+17.7%
20222,022−8.9%

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