Yalova Province

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Yalova Province
Yalova ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Yalova Province in Turkey
Location of Yalova Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Marmara
Capital Yalova
Government
 • Electoral district Yalova
Area
 • Total 847 km2 (327 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 203,741
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0226
Vehicle registration 77

Yalova Province (Turkish: Yalova ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey, on the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. Its adjacent provinces are Bursa to the south and Kocaeli to the east. The provincial capital is the city of Yalova. The population of the Yalova Province was 203,741 in 2010. Prior to 1930, the area around Yalova constituted a district of Kocaeli Province; from 1930 to 1995, it was made part of Istanbul Province; in 1995, the area was separated and made into the current Yalova Province.

Districts[edit]

Yalova Province is divided into 6 districts:

Notable natives[edit]

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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: 40°38′39″N 29°11′37″E / 40.64417°N 29.19361°E / 40.64417; 29.19361