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Central Anatolia Region

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Country  Turkey
Population  11.81 million (2010)
Area  163,057 km²
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The Central Anatolia Region (Turkish: İç Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.


  • Konya Section (Turkish: Konya Bölümü)
  • Obruk Plateau (Turkish: Obruk Platosu)
  • Konya - Ereğli Vicinity (Turkish: Konya - Ereğli Çevresi)
  • Upper Sakarya Section (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Bölümü)
  • Ankara Area (Turkish: Ankara Yöresi)
  • Porsuk Gully (Turkish: Porsuk Oluğu)
  • Sündiken Mountain Chain Area (Turkish: Sündiken Dağları Yöresi)
  • Upper Sakarya Gully (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Yöresi)
  • Middle Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Orta Kızılırmak Bölümü)
  • Upper Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Yukarı Kızılırmak Bölümü)
  • Palearctic

    Palearctic regions include:

    Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests

    Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests include:

  • Central Anatolian deciduous forests
  • Eastern Anatolian deciduous forests
  • Temperate coniferous forests

    Temperate coniferous forests are Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests.

    Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands

    Central Anatolian steppe are classified as Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands.

    Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub

    Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub include:

  • Anatolian conifer and deciduous mixed forests
  • Southern Anatolian montane conifer and deciduous forests
  • Provinces

    Provinces that are entirely in the Central Anatolia Region:

  • Aksaray
  • Kırıkkale
  • Kırşehir
  • Nevşehir
  • Provinces that are mostly in the Central Anatolia Region:

  • Ankara
  • Çankırı
  • Eskişehir
  • Karaman
  • Kayseri
  • Konya
  • Sivas
  • Yozgat
  • Provinces that are partially in the Central Anatolia Region:

  • Afyonkarahisar
  • Bilecik
  • Çorum
  • Erzincan
  • Climate

    Central Anatolia has a semi-arid continental climate with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. Most of the region usually has low precipitation throughout the year.


    Central Anatolia Region Wikipedia

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