|Province of Turkey|
Location of Siirt Province in Turkey
|• Electoral district||Siirt|
|• Total||5,406 km2 (2,087 sq mi)|
|• Density||56/km2 (140/sq mi)|
Siirt Province, (Turkish: Siirt ili, Arabic: محافظة سعرد, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Sêrt) is a province of Turkey, located in the southeast. The province borders Bitlis to the north, Batman to the west, Mardin to the southwest, Şırnak to the south, and Van to the east. It has an area of 5,406 km² and a total population of 300,695 (as of 2010). The provincial capital is the city of Siirt. The majority of the province's population is Kurdish. The Assyrian population of Siirt was forcefully relocated and massacred by Turkish and Kurdish forces during the Assyrian Genocide.
Siirt province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):
- Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
- Watts, Nicole F. (2010). Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey (Studies in Modernity and National Identity). Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-295-99050-7.
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