Kırşehir Province

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Kırşehir Province
Kırşehir ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Area
 • Total 6,570 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 221,876
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0386
Vehicle registration 40

Kırşehir Province (Turkish: Kırşehir ili) is located in central Turkey, forming part of the central Anatolian region. 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.

It became a province in 1924. On 30 May 1954, it was accepted as a district of Nevşehir. Later, the towns of Kırşehir were divided between Ankara, Yozgat and Nevşehir. In 1957, Kırşehir became a province again.[citation needed]

Districts[edit]

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

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Kırşehir Province at Wikimedia Commons

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