Malatya Province

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Malatya Province
Malatya ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central East Anatolia
Subregion Malatya
Government
 • Electoral district Malatya
Area
 • Total 12,313 km2 (4,754 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 781,305
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0422
Vehicle registration 44

Malatya Province (Turkish: Malatya ili) is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya (in Hittite: Milid or Maldi, meaning "city of honey"). Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province had a population of 853,658 according to the results of 2000 census, whereas in 2010 it had a population of 740,643. The provincial center, the city of Malatya, has a population of 426,381 (2010).

Geography

Malatya is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

Districts

Malatya province is divided into 14 districts (capital district in bold):

Local sites

References

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

External links

  • (in Turkish) Malatya governor's official website
  • (in Turkish) Malatya
  • (in Turkish) Malatya municipality's official website
  • (in English) Malatya weather forecast information
  • (in English) Malatya directory

Coordinates: 38°29′03″N 38°08′11″E / 38.48417°N 38.13639°E / 38.48417; 38.13639


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