Düzce Province

Düzce Province (Turkish: Düzce ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey. It is on the coastline of the Black Sea and is traversed by the main highway between Istanbul and Ankara. The main town is Düzce. There are ancient Greek ruins in the province.

Düzce Province

Düzce ili
Location of Düzce Province in Turkey
Location of Düzce Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionEast Marmara
SubregionKocaeli
Government
 • Electoral districtDüzce
 • GovernorCevdet Atay
Area
 • Total3,641 km2 (1,406 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total387,844
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Area code(s)0380
Vehicle registration81

Düzce broke off from Bolu province and became a province in its own right after a devastating earthquake in the city in November 1999.

The total population of the province in 2017 was 377,610.[2]

DistrictsEdit

Düzce province is divided into 8 districts (capital district in bold):

HealthEdit

Air pollution in Turkey is a chronic problem here.[3]

Sister CitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.citypopulation.info/php/turkey-admin.php?adm1id=TR423
  3. ^ Kara Rapor 2020: Hava Kirliliği ve Sağlık Etkileri [Black Report 2020: Air Pollution and Heath Effects] (Report) (in Turkish). Right to Clean Air Platform Turkey. August 2020.
  4. ^ "DÜZCENİN KARDEŞ ŞEHİRLERİ - Düzce Belediyesi". duzce.bel.tr. Retrieved 2021-01-04.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Düzce Province at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°56′49″N 31°14′17″E / 40.94694°N 31.23806°E / 40.94694; 31.23806