According to the data of 2016, the population of Hilvan is 44 thousand 562 districts. There are 2 sub-districts of Hilvan and 62 villages and 81 hamlets.
Hilvan, which is on the Diyarbakır-Şanlıurfa double highway, is 56 miles away from Şanlıurfa. Cotton production has increased considerably since Hiranvan provided irrigation water. Livestock is another source of income for the people of the district, and cattle, sheep and goats are raised in the mountainous and rugged part.