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Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
|• Electoral district||Kırıkkale|
|• Total||4,365 km2 (1,685 sq mi)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
Kırıkkale Province (Turkish : Kırıkkale ili) is a province of Turkey. It is located on the crossroads of major highways east of Ankara leading east to the Black Sea region. With its rapid population growth it has become an industrial center. The provincial capital is Kırıkkale.[ verification needed ]
Kırıkkale is a rapidly growing town in central Turkey, on the Ankara-Kayseri railway near the Kızılırmak River. Formerly a village, it owes its rapid rise in population mainly to the establishment of steel mills in the 1950s. These works, among the largest in the country, specialize in high-quality alloy steel and machinery. In the 1960s chemical plants were added.[ verification needed ]
Kırıkkale province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):[ verification needed ]
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Çorum is a province in the Black Sea Region of Turkey, but lying inland and having more characteristics of Central Anatolia than the Black Sea coast. Its provincial capital is the city of Çorum, the traffic code is 19.
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Karaman Province is a province of south-central Turkey. It has an area of 9,163 km2. It has a population of 232,633. According to the 2000 census the population was 243,210. Population density is 27.54 people/km2. The traffic code is 70. The capital is the city of Karaman. Karaman was the location of the Karamanid Beylik, which came to an end in 1486.
Tokat Province is a province in northern Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Amasya to the northwest, Yozgat to the southwest, Sivas to the southeast, and Ordu to the northeast. Its capital is Tokat, which lies inland of the middle Black Sea region, 422 kilometers from Ankara.
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Kırşehir Province is located in central Turkey, forming part of the central Anatolian region. It stands on the North Anatolian Fault, and is currently in an earthquake warning zone. The average elevation is approximately 985 meters above sea level. The provincial capital is Kırşehir.
Kırıkkale is the capital of the Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It is located 80 km east of Ankara. According to the 2000 census, the population of the province is 280,834, of which 192,705 live in the city of Kırıkkale. The name of the city means broken castle.
Delice is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 31,042, of whom 10,512 lived in the town of Delice.
Karakeçili is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 8,296, of whom 7,851 lived in the town of Karakeçili.
Keskin is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census, the population of the district was 59,150, of whom 34,827 lived in the town of Keskin.
Polatlı is a city and a district in Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 80 km west of the Turkish capital Ankara, on the road to Eskişehir. According to 2019 census, population of the district is 125,075 of which 98,605 live in the city of Polatlı. The district covers an area of 3,789 km², and the average elevation is 850 m.
Sincan is a metropolitan district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, a large town 27 km from the city of Ankara. According to 2010 census, the population of Sincan is 456,420 The district covers an area of 344 km2 (133 sq mi), and the average elevation is 855 m (2,805 ft). Sincan has friendly relations with the municipality of Doboj Jug from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Yahşihan is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census, the population of the district was 14,098, of whom 8,215 lived in the town of Sulakyurt.
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Çerikli is a town in Delice district of Kırıkkale Province, Turkey. It is situated at D.220 and the railroad. The distance to Delice is 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) and to Kırıkkale is 64 kilometres (40 mi). The population of Çerikli was 2292 as of 2011. According to town page the history of the settlement goes back to ancient ages. 11th-century Turkmen tribes were settled in Çerikli. After Seljuks of Turkey and Eretna domination, it was incorporated into Ottoman realm. In 1967 Çerikli was declared a seat of township. The main economic sector is agriculture. But animal breeding and light industry also play a role in town economy.on Turkish state highway
Irmak is a village in the Yahşihan district of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey. As of 2016, the village has a population of 1,171, which has been in decline since at least 2013.
Tüpraş Kırıkkale Oil Refinery is an oil refinery in Kırıkkale, central Turkey. It is owned and operated by Tüpraş, the country's only oil refiner with four refineries.
Çelebi is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 7,210, of whom 3,333 lived in the town of Çelebi.
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