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Flag of Turkey.svg Osmaniye Province
Location of Osmaniye Province in Turkey
Latrans-Turkey location Osmaniye.svg
Overview
Region: Mediterranean Region, Turkey
Area: 3,767 (km²)
Total Population 497,907 TUIK 2007 (est)
Licence plate code: 80
Area code: 0328
Governor Website http://www.osmaniye.gov.tr

Osmaniye is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It became a province in 1996. A small part of the province was part of Adana Province, the rest being in eastern Adana. It covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 497,907 (2006 est). The population was 458,782 in 2000. The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region.

The capital of the province is Osmaniye (Population:181.000). The next largest towns are Kadirli (Population:79.000) and Düziçi (Population:42.000).

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Districts

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

Historical sites and ruins

  • Karatepe - Aslantaş (Domuztepe-Pınarözü) - Kadirli/Düziçi

Famous people from Osmaniye

Festivals

  • Karakucak Wrestling Festival - Kadirli (25-26 May)

Gallery

See also

Çukurova

External links

Coordinates: 37°13′41″N 36°12′45″E / 37.22806°N 36.2125°E / 37.22806; 36.2125


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