Varto ( Zazaki & Kurmanji: "Gımgım") is a town in eastern Turkey. The inhabitants are primarily Kurmanji Kurds and Zazaki Kurds.
The population of Varto city is around 13,000 with another 17,000 living in the villages. In summer Varto and its villages are filled by expatriates that swell the total population well past the 75,000 mark.
The largest population from Varto in Europe is in Berlin, Germany.
The current mayor is Sabite Ekinci ( BDP).
The former mayor of Varto, Demir Celik, a pharmacist, is chairman of the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP).