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Edirne Province

Edirne Province

Edirne ili
Location of Edirne Province in Turkey
Location of Edirne Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Marmara
SubregionTekirdağ
Government
 • Electoral districtEdirne
Area
 • Total6,279 km2 (2,424 sq mi)
Population
(2010)[1]
 • Total401,701
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0284
Vehicle registration22

Edirne Province (Turkish: Edirne ili) is a province of Turkey. It is located in the East Thrace region of the country, also known as European Turkey, one of only three provinces entirely within continental Europe. Edirne Province is bordered by Tekirdağ Province and Kırklareli Province to the east, the Gallipoli peninsula of Çanakkale Province to the south-east, and international borders with Bulgaria to the north and Greece to the west.

Edirne is the capital of the province, notable for serving as the third capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1363 to 1453.

Districts

Edirne districts.


Edirne province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):

See also

References

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

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