Osmaniye Province

Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a province in south-central Turkey. It was named Cebel-i Bereket (lit.'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 557.160. The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region. The capital of the province is Osmaniye. Other major towns include Kadirli and Düziçi.

Osmaniye Province
Osmaniye ili
Castle of Amouda
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionMediterranean
SubregionHatay
Largest CityOsmaniye
Government
 • Electoral districtOsmaniye
 • GovernorErdinç Yılmaz
Area
 • Total3,767 km2 (1,454 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total534,415
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Area code0328
Vehicle registration80
Websitehttp://osmaniye-bld.gov.tr

DistrictsEdit

 
Osmaniye districts

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

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Notable peopleEdit

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See alsoEdit

Çukurova

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 37°13′41″N 36°12′45″E / 37.22806°N 36.21250°E / 37.22806; 36.21250