Sinop Province

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Sinop Province Province
Sinop ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Sinop Province Province in Turkey
Location of Sinop Province Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Black Sea
Electoral district Sinop Province
Area
 • Total 5,862 km2 (2,263 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 201,134
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0368
Vehicle registration 57

Sinop Province (Turkish: Sinop ili ; Greek: Σινώπη, Sinopi) is a province of Turkey, along the Black Sea. It is located between 41 and 42 degrees North latitude and between 34 and 35 degrees East longitude. The surface area is 5,862 km², equivalent to 0.8% of Turkey's surface area. The borders total 475 km and consists of 300 km of land and 175 km seaside borders. Its adjacent provinces are Kastamonu on the west, Çorum on the south, and Samsun on the southeast. The provincial capital is the city of Sinop.

Geography[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Kızılırmak, Gökırmak, Sarsak çay, Karasu, Ayancık Suyu, Tepeçay, Çakıroğlu, Kanlıdere[2]

Lakes[edit]

Sülüklü, Sarıkum

Districts[edit]

Sinop province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°00′N 35°00′E / 42.000°N 35.000°E / 42.000; 35.000