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Siirt Province, (Turkish: Siirt ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Sêrt‎) is a province of Turkey, located in the southeast. The province borders Bitlis to the north, Batman to the west, Mardin to the southwest, Şırnak to the south, and Van to the east. It has an area of 5,406 km² and a total population of 300,695 (as of 2010). The provincial capital is the city of Siirt. The majority of the province's population is Kurdish.[2]

Siirt Province

Siirt ili
Location of Siirt Province in Turkey
Location of Siirt Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionSoutheast Anatolia
SubregionMardin
Government
 • Electoral districtSiirt
Area
 • Total5,406 km2 (2,087 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total331,670
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s)0484
Vehicle registration56

DistrictsEdit

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Watts, Nicole F. (2010). Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey (Studies in Modernity and National Identity). Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-295-99050-7.

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