Osmaniye Province

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Osmaniye Province

Osmaniye ili
Osmaniye in Turkey.svg
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Mediterranean
Subregion Hatay
   Electoral district Osmaniye
  GovernorErdinç Yılmaz
  Total3,767 km2 (1,454 sq mi)
 (2018) [1]
  Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0328
Vehicle registration 80
Website http://osmaniye-bld.gov.tr

Osmaniye Province (Turkish : Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It existed as a province by the name Cebel-i Bereket (meaning "Fertile Mountain") in the early republic until 1933, when it was incorporated into Adana Province. It was made a province again in 1996. It covers an area of 3,767 km2 and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est). The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region.


The capital of the province is Osmaniye (Population: 194,000). The next largest towns are Kadirli (Population: 83,618) and Düziçi (Population: 42,000).


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Osmaniye districts

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

Historical sites and ruins

Notable people


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  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. Ancient mosaics discovered in southern Turkey

Coordinates: 37°13′41″N36°12′45″E / 37.22806°N 36.21250°E / 37.22806; 36.21250