Karaman Province

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Karaman Province

Karaman ili
Karaman in Turkey.svg
Location of Karaman Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region West Anatolia
Subregion Konya
Government
   Electoral district Karaman
  GovernorMehmet Alpaslan Işık
Area
  Total9,163 km2 (3,538 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total251,913
  Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0338
Vehicle registration 70

Karaman Province (Turkish : Karaman ili) is a province of south-central Turkey. It has an area of 9,163 km2. It has a population of 232,633 (2010 est). 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.

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Districts

Karaman province is divided into 6 districts (capital district in bold):

Towns

Place of interest

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Kerîmeddin Karaman Beg (Turkish) was a Turkmen chief founder of the dynasty Karaman-oğhlu or Karamanoğulları. The province and city of Larandia was renamed Karaman in his honor.

Balkusan Village in Karaman Province, Turkey

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Çamlıca, Ermenek Village in Karaman Province, Turkey

Çamlıca is a village in Karaman Province, Turkey

References

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

Coordinates: 37°01′23″N33°05′39″E / 37.02306°N 33.09417°E / 37.02306; 33.09417

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