Afyonkarahisar Province

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Afyonkarahisar Province

Afyonkarahisar ili  (Turkish)
Afyonkarahisar in Turkey.svg
Location of Afyonkarahisar Province in Turkey
Coordinates: 38°39′06″N30°40′12″E / 38.65167°N 30.67000°E / 38.65167; 30.67000 Coordinates: 38°39′06″N30°40′12″E / 38.65167°N 30.67000°E / 38.65167; 30.67000
Country Turkey
Region Aegean
Subregion Manisa
Provincial seatAfyonkarahisar
Government
   Electoral district Afyonkarahisar
   Governor Gökmen Çiçek
Area
  Total14,230 km2 (5,490 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total725,568
  Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0272
Vehicle registration 03

Afyonkarahisar Province (Turkish : Afyonkarahisar ili), also called more simply Afyon Province, is a province in western Turkey.

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Adjacent provinces are Kütahya to the northwest, Uşak to the west, Denizli to the southwest, Burdur to the south, Isparta to the southeast, Konya to the east, and Eskişehir to the north. The provincial capital is Afyonkarahisar. It covers an area of 14.230 km², and the population is about 706.371 (2014 est). [2]

Districts

Afyonkarahisar province is divided into 18 districts:

Health

Air pollution in Turkey is a chronic problem here. [3]

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Çobanlar Place in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

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Dazkırı Place in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

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İscehisar Place in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

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Evciler Place in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

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References

  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. "ADRESE DAYALI NÜFUS KAYIT SİSTEMİ (ADNKS) VERİ TABANI" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2015-02-10.
  3. Kara Rapor 2020: Hava Kirliliği ve Sağlık Etkileri [Black Report 2020: Air Pollution and Heath Effects] (Report) (in Turkish). Right to Clean Air Platform Turkey. August 2020.