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Çankırı Province

Çankırı Province (Turkish: Çankırı ili) is a province of Turkey, which lies close to the capital, Ankara. The provincial capital is Çankırı.

Cankiri Province
Çankırı ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Cankiri Province in Turkey
Location of Cankiri Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Black Sea
SubregionKastamonu
Government
 • Electoral districtCankiri
Area
 • Total7,388 km2 (2,853 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total179,067
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Area code(s)0376
Vehicle registration18

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EconomyEdit

Çankırı is primarily agricultural with wheat, beans, corn and tomatoes the most common crops.

ClimateEdit

Summers in Çankırı are very hot with low rain. Winters are very cold with rain and occasional snow.

DistrictsEdit

 
Gümerdiğin, a town in Şabanözü district

Çankırı province is divided into 12 districts (capital district in bold):

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

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