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|Province of Turkey|
|• Total||9,163 km2 (3,538 sq mi)|
|• Density||25/km2 (66/sq mi)|
|Per capita income||16,979 TL (12th; 2011)|
Karaman Province (Turkish: Karaman ili) is a province of central Turkey. It has an area of 9,163 km². It has a population of 232,633 (2010 est). According to the 2000 census the population was 243,210. Population density is 27.54 people/km². The traffic code is 70. The capital is the city of Karaman. Karaman was the location of the Karamanid emirate, which came to an end in 1486.
Karaman province is divided into 6 districts (capital district in bold):
- Fatih Caliskan (1967), Member of Parliament (MHP), and former bricklayer extraordinaire.
- Dr Behlul Tarik Unal (1980), 3 Time Olympic gold medalist wrestler.
Place of interest
- Binbirkilise, a region around Karadağ Mountain 30 km (19 mi) north of Karaman with Byzantine church ruins
- Görmeli, a village on the hillside of Taurus Mountains near Ermenek.
- Karadag, Karaman, a volcano north of Karaman city.
- List of populated places in Karaman Province
- Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
- "İşte Türkiye'nin en zengin illeri" [Here is the richest provinces of Turkey]. Kuzey Ekspres Gazetesi (in Turkish). 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2013-03-01.
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- (Turkish) Karaman governor's official website
- (Turkish) Karaman municipality's official website
- (English) Karaman weather forecast information
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