Tunceli located in east part of Turkey and between Erzurum to Tunceli is 242 km. The city has a population of 31,599 according to the 2009 census.
Tunceli is located in the middle of eastern Turkey . Tunceli is covered with huge mountains, which are called the Munzur Mountains. Some of these mountains and other natural phenomena are considered holy by the Tunceli people. Various civilizations have lived in the Tunceli region, which is Upper Fırat division of the Eastern Anatolian Region. Pertek Castle, which remained from the Medieval Age and is still in good condition, and Munzur Valley National Park should be seen. The majority of people in Tunceli are Alevi Muslims which is the largest Alevi group in Turkey.
In Tunceli the water of ‘Munzur Su’ is very popular. The water is from the Munzur river.