Bingöl Province

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Bingöl Province
Bingöl ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Bingöl Province in Turkey
Location of Bingöl Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central East Anatolia
Subregion Malatya
Government
 • Electoral district Bingöl
Area
 • Total 8,125 km2 (3,137 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 255,170
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0426
Vehicle registration 12

Bingöl Province (Turkish: Bingöl ili, is a province of Turkey in the Eastern Anatolia Region.

The province was created in 1946 out of parts of Elazığ and Erzincan. The new province was first known as Çapakçur Province, until 1950.

Geography[edit]

Its neighbouring provinces are Tunceli, Erzurum, Muş, Diyarbakır, Erzincan and Elazığ.

The province covers an area of 8,125 km² .

It has a population of 255,170.

Districts[edit]

Bingöl province is divided into 8 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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°02′28″N 40°40′33″E / 39.04111°N 40.67583°E / 39.04111; 40.67583