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Yalova Province

Yalova Province
Yalova ili
Mountains of Termal
Mountains of Termal
Location of the province within Turkey
Location of the province within Turkey
 • GovernorHülya Kaya
798 km2 (308 sq mi)
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (TRT)
Area code0226

Yalova Province (Turkish: Yalova ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey, on the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. Its adjacent provinces are Bursa to the south and Kocaeli to the east. Its area is 798 km2 (making it the smallest province of Turkey),[2] and its population is 296,333 (2022).[1] Prior to 1930, the area around Yalova constituted a district of Kocaeli Province; from 1930 to 1995, it was part of Istanbul Province; in 1995, the area was separated and made into the current Yalova Province.[3][4] The provincial capital is the city of Yalova.


Yalova Province is divided into six districts:

Notable natives



  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. ^ Karar Sayısı: KHK/550, Resmî Gazete, 6 June 1995.
  4. ^ "İl İdaresi ve Mülki Bölümler Şube Müdürlüğü İstatistikleri - İl ve İlçe Kuruluş Tarihleri" (PDF) (in Turkish). p. 84. Retrieved 25 October 2023.

40°38′39″N 29°11′37″E / 40.64417°N 29.19361°E / 40.64417; 29.19361

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