Osmaniye Province

Turkey Provinces of Turkey Adana Province
Osmaniye Province

Osmaniye ili
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 code(s)0328
Vehicle registration80

Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It existed as a province by the name Cebel-i Bereket (meaning "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 (Population: 194,000). The next largest towns are Kadirli (Population: 83,618) and Düziçi (Population: 42,000).

Districts

Osmaniye districts

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

Historical sites and ruins

Notable people

Festivals

Gallery

See also

Çukurova

References

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Ancient mosaics discovered in southern Turkey