Malatya Province

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Malatya Province
Malatya ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Eastern Anatolia
Capital Malatya
Government
 • Electoral district Malatya
Area
 • Total 12,313 km2 (4,754 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 740,643
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0422
Vehicle registration 44

Malatya Province (Turkish: Malatya ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Meletî) is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya (in Hittite: Milid or Maldi, meaning "city of honey"). Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province had a population of 853,658 according to the results of 2000 census, whereas in 2010 it had a population of 740,643. The provincial center, the city of Malatya, has a population of 426,381 (2010).

Geography[edit]

Malatya is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

Districts[edit]

Malatya province is divided into 14 districts (capital district in bold):

Local sites[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]

Coordinates: 38°29′03″N 38°08′11″E / 38.48417°N 38.13639°E / 38.48417; 38.13639