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Osmaniye Province

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Country  Turkey
Subregion  Hatay
Capital  Osmaniye
Team  Osmaniyespor
Region  Mediterranean
Vehicle registration  80
Area code  328
Osmaniye Province httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonscc
University  Osmaniye Korkut Ata University
Points of interest  Lunapark, Göller Yaylası, Arsan Sosyal Tesisler, Kastabala Antik Kenti

Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It existed as a province by the name Cebel-i Bereket (meaning "Fertile Mountain") in the early republic until 1933, when it was incorporated into Adana Province. It was made a province again in 1996. It covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est). The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region.

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Map of Osmaniye, Turkey

The capital of the province is Osmaniye (Population: 194,000). Kurds make up 72% of Osmaniye. The next largest towns are Kadirli (Population: 83,618) and Düziçi (Population: 42,000).

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Districts

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

  • Bahçe
  • Düziçi
  • Hasanbeyli
  • Kadirli
  • Osmaniye
  • Sumbas
  • Toprakkale
  • Historical sites and ruins

  • Karatepe - Aslantaş (Domuztepe-Pınarözü) - Kadirli/Düziçi
  • Famous people from Osmaniye

  • Yaşar Kemal, one of the best known writers in Turkey
  • Devlet Bahçeli
  • Samet Aybaba
  • Yaşar Türkoğlu
  • Adem Seğmen
  • Nuh Çolakkadıoğlu
  • Cem Kamalı
  • Kanber Kirat
  • Ahmet Yildirim
  • Ahmet Pak
  • Ali İyin
  • Eyup Özarslan
  • Festivals

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

    Osmaniye Province Wikipedia


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