Osmaniye Province

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Osmaniye Province
Osmaniye ili
Karatepe historic site
Karatepe historic site
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionMediterranean
SubregionHatay
Government
 • Electoral districtOsmaniye
 • GovernorErdinç Yılmaz
Area
 • Total3,767 km2 (1,454 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total534,415
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Area code0328
Vehicle registration80
Websitehttp://osmaniye-bld.gov.tr

Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a province in south-central Turkey. It was named Cebel-i Bereket (lit.'Fertile Mountain') in the early republic until 1933, when it was incorporated into Adana Province. It was made a province again in 1996. It covers an area of 3,767 km2 and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est). The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region. The capital of the province is Osmaniye. Other major towns include Kadirli and Düziçi.

Districts[edit]

Osmaniye districts

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

Historical sites and ruins[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Festivals[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

Çukurova

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 37°13′41″N 36°12′45″E / 37.22806°N 36.21250°E / 37.22806; 36.21250