Gaziantep Subregion

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Gaziantep Subregion

Gaziantep Alt Bölgesi
Subregion
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Country Turkey
Region Southeast Anatolia
Area
  Subregion16,135 km2 (6,230 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Subregion2,570,208
  Rank13th
  Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
   Urban
2,311,261
   Rural
258,947

The Gaziantep Subregion (Turkish: Gaziantep Alt Bölgesi) (TRC1) is a statistical subregion in Turkey.

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