Hakkâri Province

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This article is about the province. For the city of the same name, see Hakkâri. For the historical region, see Hakkari.
Hakkâri Province
Hakkâri ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Hakkâri Province in Turkey
Location of Hakkâri Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Eastern Anatolia
Area
 • Total 7,121 km2 (2,749 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 251,302
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0438
Vehicle registration 30
Website hakkari.gov.tr

Hakkâri Province (Turkish: Hakkâri ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Hekarî) is a province in the south east corner of Turkey. The administrative centre is located in the city of Hakkâri (Kurdish: Colemêrg). The province covers an area of 7,121 km² and has a population of 251,302 (2010 est). The province had a population of 236,581 in 2000.

The province was created in 1936 out of part of Van Province. Its adjacent provinces are Şırnak to the west and Van to the north.

Districts[edit]

Districts of Hakkâri province

Hakkâri province is divided into 4 districts (capital district in bold):

History[edit]

The area has been ruled by Akkadians, Hittites, Assyrians, Babylon, Persians, Greeks, Armenians, Parthians, Rome, Byzantium, the Sassanids, Arabs, Seljuks, Mongols, and Ottomans in its long history.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

Coordinates: 37°27′58″N 44°03′52″E / 37.46611°N 44.06444°E / 37.46611; 44.06444