Kırşehir Province

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Kırşehir Province

Kırşehir ili
Kirsehir in Turkey.svg
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Subregion Kırıkkale
Government
   Electoral district Kırşehir
Area
  Total6,570 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total241,868
  Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0386
Vehicle registration 40

Kırşehir Province (Turkish : Kırşehir ili) 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.

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It became a province in 1924. On 30 May 1954, it was accepted as a district of Nevşehir. Later, the towns of Kırşehir were divided between Ankara, Yozgat and Nevşehir. In 1957, Kırşehir became a province again.[ citation needed ]

Districts

Kırşehir province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):

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References

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

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