Malatya Province

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Malatya Province

Malatya ili
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionCentral East Anatolia
SubregionMalatya
Government
 • Electoral districtMalatya
Area
 • Total12,313 km2 (4,754 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total797,036
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0422
Vehicle registration44

Malatya Province (Turkish: Malatya ili, Kurdish: Parezgêha Meletîyê[2]) 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.[citation needed]

Districts

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

Local sites

References

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Li Meletî 3 tax û li Êlihê gundek hatin kerentînekirin" (in Kurdish). Rûdaw. 31 March 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.