Kırşehir Province

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Kırşehir Province
Kırşehir ili
Özbağ-Kırşehir Merkez-Kırşehir, Turkey - panoramio.jpg
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
RegionCentral Anatolia
 • Electoral districtKırşehir
 • Total6,570 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
 • Total241,868
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code0386
Vehicle registration40

Kırşehir Province (Turkish: Kırşehir ili) is located in central Turkey, forming part of the central Anatolian region. It stands on the North Anatolian Fault, and is currently in an earthquake warning zone. The average elevation is approximately 985 meters above sea level. The provincial capital is Kırşehir.

It became a province in 1924. On 30 May 1954, it was accepted as a district of Nevşehir. Later, the towns of Kırşehir were divided between Ankara, Yozgat and Nevşehir. In 1957, Kırşehir became a province again.[citation needed]

69th largest city by population in Turkey, Kırşehir making up %0,84 of Turkey's land area.[2] (53rd largest city by land area in the country)

View of Lake Hilla
Kırşehir Kentpark


Kırşehir province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ GLHN (2022-07-23). "Kırşehir". Ansiklopedika Viki (in Turkish). Retrieved 2022-09-18.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kırşehir Province at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 39°19′26″N 34°07′45″E / 39.32389°N 34.12917°E / 39.32389; 34.12917