Nevşehir Province

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Nevşehir Province
Nevşehir ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Nevşehir Province in Turkey
Location of Nevşehir Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Electoral district Nevşehir
Area
 • Total 5,467 km2 (2,111 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 282,337
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0384
Vehicle registration 50

Nevşehir Province (Turkish: Nevşehir ili) is a province in central Turkey with its capital in Nevşehir. Its adjacent provinces are Kırşehir to the northwest, Aksaray to the southwest, Niğde to the south, Kayseri to the southeast, and Yozgat to the northeast. Nevşehir includes the area called Cappadocia - a very popular tourist attraction in Turkey. The famous town of Göreme is also located in Nevşehir.

Cappadocia once included the area now covered by this province. This province is notable for the fairy chimneys of Göreme, the Ortahisar (middle fortress), a number of old churches from the Byzantine period.

Districts[edit]

Nevşehir province is divided into 8 districts (capital district in bold):

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 38°46′54″N 34°41′17″E / 38.78167°N 34.68806°E / 38.78167; 34.68806