Central Anatolia Region

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The Central Anatolia Region (Turkish: İç Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey. The largest city in the region is Ankara. Other big cities are Konya, Kayseri, Eskişehir and Sivas.

Central Anatolia Region
İç Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Central Anatolia Region
CountryTurkey
Area
 • Total163,057 km2 (62,957 sq mi)
Population
 • Total12,896,255
Panoramic view of the Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia

SubdivisionsEdit

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  • Konya Section (Turkish: Konya Bölümü)
    • Obruk Plateau (Turkish: Obruk Platosu)
    • Konya - Ereğli Vicinity (Turkish: Konya - Ereğli Çevresi)
  • Upper Sakarya Section (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Bölümü)
    • Ankara Area (Turkish: Ankara Yöresi)
    • Porsuk Gully (Turkish: Porsuk Oluğu)
    • Sündiken Mountain Chain Area (Turkish: Sündiken Dağları Yöresi)
    • Upper Sakarya Gully (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Yöresi)
  • Middle Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Orta Kızılırmak Bölümü)
  • Upper Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Yukarı Kızılırmak Bölümü)

EcoregionsEdit

TerrestrialEdit

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PalearcticEdit

Palearctic regions include:[citation needed]

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forestsEdit

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests include:[citation needed]

Temperate coniferous forestsEdit

Temperate coniferous forests are Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests.[citation needed]

Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublandsEdit

Central Anatolian steppe are classified as Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands.[citation needed]

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrubEdit

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub include:[citation needed]

ProvincesEdit

Provinces that are entirely in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

Provinces that are mostly in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

Provinces that are partially in the Central Anatolia Region:[citation needed]

ClimateEdit

Central Anatolia has a semi-arid continental climate with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. Most of the region usually has low precipitation throughout the year.

Sivas
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Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]
Imperial conversion
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Precipitation totals in inches

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "İl ve İlçelerimize Ait İstatistiki Veriler- Meteoroloji Genel Müdürlüğü". Archived from the original on 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-05-31.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 39°00′N 33°00′E / 39.000°N 33.000°E / 39.000; 33.000