Kırıkkale Province

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Kırıkkale Province

Kırıkkale ili
Kirikkale in Turkey.svg
Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Subregion Kırıkkale
Government
   Electoral district Kırıkkale
Area
  Total4,365 km2 (1,685 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total286,602
  Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0318
Vehicle registration 71

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 ]

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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 ]

Districts

Kırıkkale province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):[ verification needed ]

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References

  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

Coordinates: 39°52′11″N33°42′58″E / 39.86972°N 33.71611°E / 39.86972; 33.71611