Turkey provinces map
Provinces of Turkey map. Turkey provinces map (Western Asia - Asia) to print. Turkey provinces map (Western Asia - Asia) to download. Turkey is divided into 81 provinces, called il in Turkish (plural is iller, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i) as its shown in Turkey provinces map. The provinces are divided into a number of different districts. Each province has a government area (il merkezi) in the central district (merkez ilçe), and may include other districts (ilçe singular, ilçeler plural). In all but three cases, the government area bears the same name as the province. The exceptions are Antakya (in Hatay), Izmit (in Kocaeli) and Adapazari (in Sakarya). A province is administered by an appointed governor (vali), and was formerly termed a "governorate" (vilayet).
The 81 provinces in alphabetical order as youcan see in Turkey provinces map are as follows: Adana, Adiyaman, Afyonkarahisar, Agri, Aksaray, Amasya, Ankara, Antalya, Ardahan, Artvin, Aydin, Balikesir, Bartin, Batman, Bayburt, Bilecik, Bingol, Bitlis, Bolu, Burdur, Bursa, Canakkale, Cankiri, Corum, Denizli, Diyarbakir, Duzce, Edirne, Elazig, Erzincan, Erzurum, Eskisehir, Gaziantep, Giresun, Gumushane, Hakkari, Hatay, Igdir, Isparta, Istanbul, Izmir (Smyrna), Kahramanmaras, Karabuk, Karaman, Kars, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kilis, Kirikkale, Kirklareli, Kirsehir, Kocaeli, Konya, Kutahya, Malatya, Manisa, Mardin, Mersin, Mugla, Mus, Nevsehir, Nigde, Ordu, Osmaniye, Rize, Sakarya, Samsun, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sinop, Sirnak, Sivas, Tekirdag, Tokat, Trabzon (Trebizond), Tunceli, Usak, Van, Yalova, Yozgat, and Zonguldak.
Turkey is divided into 81 provinces (iller, singular - ili) for the sake of proper administration. These provinces are further subdivided into 937 districts and smaller subdivisions. The head of the province is the governor. With an area of 40,813.52 sq. km, Konya is the biggest province of Turkey by area and Istanbul is the most populous one as its mentioned in Turkey provinces map. Ankara, the capital city of Turkey and the country’s second-largest city is located in the central part of the Anatolian peninsula.