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Sinop Province (Turkish: Sinop ili; Greek: Σινώπη, Sinopi) is a province of Turkey, along the Black Sea. It is located between 41 and 42 degrees North latitude and between 34 and 35 degrees East longitude. The surface area is 5,862 km2, equivalent to 0.8% of Turkey's surface area. The borders total 475 km and consists of 300 km of land and 175 km seaside borders. Its adjacent provinces are Kastamonu on the west, Çorum on the south, and Samsun on the southeast. The provincial capital is the city of Sinop.

Sinop Province

Sinop ili
Location of Sinop Province in Turkey
Location of Sinop Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Black Sea
SubregionKastamonu
Government
 • Electoral districtSinop
Area
 • Total5,862 km2 (2,263 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total219,733
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Area code(s)0368
Vehicle registration57

GeographyEdit

RiversEdit

Kızılırmak, Gökırmak, Sarsak çay, Karasu, Ayancık Suyu, Tepeçay, Çakıroğlu, Kanlıdere[2]

LakesEdit

Sülüklü, Sarıkum

BaysEdit

Hamsilos Bay

DistrictsEdit

Sinop province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Sinop geography (tr) Archived 2012-05-10 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit