List of new districts of Turkey

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According to Law act no 6360, new districts are to be established in Turkey by the local elections in 2014. [1] [2] Some of the new districts will replace the present central districts of provinces and a few will be new establishments. The following list shows the new districts.

Province Location Abolished district New district
Aydın Province Aydın Central District Aydın Efelear
Balıkesir Province a part of Balıkesir Central District Balıkesir Karesi
Balıkesir Province a part of Balıkesir Central District Balıkesir Altıeylül
Denizli Province most of Denizli Central District Denizli Merkezefendi
Denizli Province Akköy district and a part of Denizli Central District Akköy Pamukkale
Hatay Province a part of Hatay Central District (none) Defne
Hatay Province a part of Dörtyol District (none) Payas[Note 1]
Malatya Province Malatya Central District Malatya [Note 2]
Manisa Province a part of Manisa Central District Manisa Şehzadeler
Manisa Province a part of Manisa Central District Manisa Yunusemre
Kahramanmaraş Province a part of Kahramanmaraş Central District Kahramanmaraş Dulkadiroğlu
Kahramanmaraş Province a part of Kahramanmaraş Central District Kahramanmaraş Onikişubat
Mardin Province Mardin Central District Mardin Artuklu
Muğla Province Muğla Central District Muğla Menteşe
Muğla Province a part of Fethiye District (none) Seydikemer
Ordu Province Ordu Central District Ordu Altınordu
Tekirdağ Province Tekirdağ Central District Tekirdağ Süleymanpaşa
Tekirdağ Province a part of Çerkezköy District (none) Kapaklı [Note 3]
Tekirdağ Province a part of Çorlu District (none) Ergene
Trabzon Province Trabzon Central District Trabzon Ortahisar
Şanlıurfa Province a part of Şanlıurfa Central District Şanlıurfa Eyyübiye
Şanlıurfa Province a part of Şanlıurfa Central District Şanlıurfa Haliliye
Şanlıurfa Province a part of Şanlıurfa Central District Şanlıurfa Karaköprü[Note 4]
Van Province a part of Van Central District Van Tuşpa
Van Province a part of Van Central District Van İpekyolu

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Now a Subdistrict
  2. ^ Malatya Central District is split into two existing neighbouring districts.
  3. ^ Now a Subdistrict
  4. ^ Now a Subdistrict

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official gazette (Turkish) 6.12.2012
  2. ^ Official gazette (Turkish) 22.3.2013