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Osmaniye Province

Osmaniye Province
Osmaniye ili
Castle of Amouda
Location of the province within Turkey
Location of the province within Turkey
CountryTurkey
SeatOsmaniye
Government
 • GovernorErdinç Yılmaz
Area
3,320 km2 (1,280 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)[1]
559,405
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (TRT)
Area code0328
Websitewww.osmaniye.gov.tr

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.[2][3] Its area is 3,320 km2,[4] and its population is 559,405 (2022).[1] 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.

Geography

Köppen map of Osmaniye Province and surrounding regions:[5]
  •   Csa
  •   Csb
  •   Dsa
  •   Dsb

Osmaniye Province is mainly under hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa) according to Köppen climate classification system.

Districts

Osmaniye districts

Osmaniye province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):[6]

Historical sites and ruins

Notable people

Festivals

  • Karakucak Wrestling Festival - Kadirli (25–26 May)

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  2. ^ Kanun No. 4200, Resmî Gazete, 28 October 1996.
  3. ^ "İl İdaresi ve Mülki Bölümler Şube Müdürlüğü İstatistikleri - İl ve İlçe Kuruluş Tarihleri" (PDF) (in Turkish). p. 69. Retrieved 25 October 2023.
  4. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüz ölçümleri". General Directorate of Mapping. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  5. ^ "Present and future Köppen-Geiger climate classification maps at 1-km resolution". Nature Scientific Data. DOI:10.1038/sdata.2018.214.
  6. ^ İlçe Belediyesi, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 22 May 2023.

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