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Flag of Turkey.svg Istanbul Province
Location of Istanbul Province in Turkey
Latrans-Turkey location Istanbul.svg
Overview
Region: Marmara Region, Turkey
Area: 5,196 (km²)
Total Population 12.697.164 TUIK 2008 (census)
Licence plate code: 34
Area code: 0212 European side; 0216 Asian side
Governor Muammer Güler
Governor Website http://www.istanbul.gov.tr

Istanbul Province is a province located in north-west Turkey. It has an area of 5,196 km² and a population of 12,573,836 (2007 est). The population was 10,018,735 in 2000. It is surrounded by the provinces of Tekirdağ to the west, Kocaeli to the east, the Black Sea to the north and the Sea of Marmara to the south. The Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) Strait divides the province in two parts: the European side and the Asian side. The capital of the province is the city of Istanbul which covers much of the province.

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Cities

Rank City 1990 Census 2000 Census 2007 Census 2008 Estimate
1 Istanbul 8.629.431 10.803.468 12,573,836 12.697.164
2 Sultanbeyli 82.298 175.700 272.758 283.962
3 Esenyurt 70.280 148.981 253.084 263.837
4 Beylikdüzü 2.500 39.884 112.131 122.452
5 Samandıra 22.888 67.438 112.653 117.933
6 Sarıgazi 22.125 48.466 76.855 80.911
7 Çekmeköy 13.523 37.502 70.683 75.423
8 Kıraç 2.239 28.810 63.293 68.219
9 Arnavutköy 21.143 45.557 62.492 64.911
10 Silivri 26.049 44.530 62.247 64.376
11 Yakuplu 2.841 31.676 51.862 54.746
12 Yenidoğan 1.200 28.447 49.593 52.614
13 Gürpınar 10.191 31.068 45.682 47.770
14 Büyükçekmece 22.394 35.860 44.287 45.575
15 Taşdelen 9.747 28.216 39.774 41.425
16 Mimarsinan 7.690 25.828 39.244 41.156
17 Tepecik 12.240 18.798 33.192 35.248
18 Çatalca 11.550 15.779 27.807 28.763
19 Bahçeşehir 2.500 19.018 25.116 25.987
20 Boğazköy 4.495 15.850 22.410 23.347
21 Kumburgaz 7.118 10.352 20.883 22.387
22 Alemdağ 6.684 15.277 21.292 22.151
23 Hadımköy 6.486 14.278 19.733 20.512
24 Çavuşbaşı 4.693 15.753 19.539 20.080
25 Taşoluk 2.527 20.000 13.068 13.688
26 Selimpaşa 8.401 9.151 11.955 12.356
27 Orhanlı 2.735 6.048 11.314 11.819
28 Bolluca 2.409 7.320 10.875 11.373
29 Haraççı 2.671 8.520 10.266 10.713
30 Bahçeköy 4.072 6.107 9.847 10.381

Districts

See also

External links

Coordinates: 41°09′27″N 28°52′06″E / 41.1575°N 28.86833°E / 41.1575; 28.86833


Istanbul Province
Location of Istanbul Province in Turkey
Overview
Region: Marmara Region, Turkey
Area: 5,196 km2 (2,006 sq mi)
Total Population 12,915,158 TurkStat 2009 (census)
Licence plate code: 34
Area code: 0212 European side; 0216 Asian side
Governor Hüseyin Avni Mutlu
Governor Website http://www.istanbul.gov.tr

Istanbul Province is a province located in north-west Turkey. It has an area of 5,196 km² and a population of 12,915,158. The population was 10,018,735 in 2000. It is surrounded by the provinces of Tekirdağ to the west, Kocaeli to the east, the Black Sea to the north and the Sea of Marmara to the south. The Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) Strait divides the province in two parts: the European side and the Asian side.

The capital of the province is the city of Istanbul, which covers much of the province.

The province also includes the Princes' Islands as a district.

Contents

Cities

Rank City 1990 Census 2000 Census 2007 Census 2008 Estimate
1 Istanbul 8.629.431 10.803.468 12,573,836 12.697.164
2 Sultanbeyli 82.298 175.700 272.758 283.962
3 Esenyurt 70.280 148.981 253.084 263.837
4 Beylikdüzü 2.500 39.884 112.131 122.452
5 Samandıra 22.888 67.438 112.653 117.933
6 Sarıgazi 22.125 48.466 76.855 80.911
7 Çekmeköy 13.523 37.502 70.683 75.423
8 Kıraç 2.239 28.810 63.293 68.219
9 Arnavutköy 21.143 45.557 62.492 64.911
10 Silivri 26.049 44.530 62.247 64.376
11 Yakuplu 2.841 31.676 51.862 54.746
12 Yenidoğan 1.200 28.447 49.593 52.614
13 Gürpınar 10.191 31.068 45.682 47.770
14 Büyükçekmece 22.394 35.860 44.287 45.575
15 Taşdelen 9.747 28.216 39.774 41.425
16 Mimarsinan 7.690 25.828 39.244 41.156
17 Tepecik 12.240 18.798 33.192 35.248
18 Çatalca 11.550 15.779 27.807 28.763
19 Bahçeşehir 2.500 19.018 25.116 25.987
20 Boğazköy 4.495 15.850 22.410 23.347
21 Kumburgaz 7.118 10.352 20.883 22.387
22 Alemdağ 6.684 15.277 21.292 22.151
23 Hadımköy 6.486 14.278 19.733 20.512
24 Çavuşbaşı 4.693 15.753 19.539 20.080
25 Taşoluk 2.527 20.000 13.068 13.688
26 Selimpaşa 8.401 9.151 11.955 12.356
27 Orhanlı 2.735 6.048 11.314 11.819
28 Bolluca 2.409 7.320 10.875 11.373
29 Haraççı 2.671 8.520 10.266 10.713
30 Bahçeköy 4.072 6.107 9.847 10.381

Districts

Avcılar
Bağcılar
Bahçelievler
Bakırköy
Beşiktaş
Beyoğlu
Büyükçekmece
Çatalca
Eminönü
Eyüp
Gaziosmanpaşa
Güngören
Kadıköy
Kağıthane
Küçükçekmece
Sarıyer
Şile
Şişli
Ümraniye
Üsküdar
  • Adalar
  • Avcılar
  • Bağcılar
  • Bahçelievler
  • Bakırköy
  • Bayrampaşa
  • Beşiktaş
  • Beykoz
  • Beyoğlu
  • Büyükçekmece
  • Çatalca

See also

External links

Coordinates: 41°09′27″N 28°52′06″E / 41.1575°N 28.86833°E / 41.1575; 28.86833


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Europe : Turkey : Marmara : Istanbul Province

Istanbul Province is located in a central position in Marmara Region, Turkey. It connects Europe and Asia.

  • Istanbul – the provincial capital, where 95%+ of the population of the province resides.
  • Polonezkoy – a village in the backyard of Istanbul founded by Polish settlers in 19th century.
  • Princes’ Islands – nine car-free islands off the southern coast of Istanbul.
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