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Kırşehir Province

Kırşehir Province
Kırşehir ili
Kentpark in Kırşehir
Kentpark in Kırşehir
Location of the province within Turkey
Location of the province within Turkey
 • GovernorHüdayar Mete Buhara
6,584 km2 (2,542 sq mi)
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (TRT)
Area code0386

Kırşehir Province (Turkish: Kırşehir ili) is a province in central Turkey, forming part of the Central Anatolia Region. Its area is 6,584 km2,[2] and its population is 244,519 (2022).[1] It stands on the North Anatolian Fault, and is currently in an earthquake warning zone. The average elevation is approximately 985 meters above sea level. The provincial capital is Kırşehir. The geographical centre of all land surfaces on Earth is at 39°00′N 34°00′E / 39.000°N 34.000°E / 39.000; 34.000 (Geographical center of all land surfaces on Earth (Woods 1973)), in Kırşehir Province, Turkey.[3]

Kırşehir Province was originally established in 1924. On 30 June 1954, the province of Kırşehir was demoted from a province to parts of other provinces of [citation needed] Nevşehir Province,Ankara Province and Yozgat Province the ruling Democrat Party government of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes, because the majority of the city's residents had voted for the Republican Nation Party led by opposition politician Osman Bölükbaşı in the 1954 Turkish general election on 2 May 1954. Three years later, on 1 July 1957, Kırşehir Province was re-established.

The provincial center Kırşehir is the 69th largest city by population in Turkey; its surface area corresponds to 0.84% of Turkey's land area, which makes it the 53rd largest city in the country by land area.[4]


Districts of Kırşehir Province

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

Places of Interest


See also


  1. ^ a b "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  2. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüz ölçümleri". General Directorate of Mapping. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  3. ^ Woods, Andrew J. (1973). The Center of the Earth. I.C.R. Technical Monographs. Vol. 3. London: I.C.R.
  4. ^ GLHN (2022-07-23). "Kırşehir". Ansiklopedika Viki (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2022-10-13. Retrieved 2022-09-18.

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39°19′26″N 34°07′45″E / 39.32389°N 34.12917°E / 39.32389; 34.12917

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