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
Government
   Electoral district Osmaniye
  GovernorErdinç Yılmaz
Area
  Total3,767 km2 (1,454 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total534,415
  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.

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

Districts

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Osmaniye districts

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

Historical sites and ruins

Notable people

Festivals

See also

Çukurova

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References

  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