Çorum Province

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Çorum Province
Province o Turkey
Location o Çorum Province in Turkey
Kintra Turkey
Region Black Sea
Caipital Çorum
Area
 • Total 12,820 km2 (4,950 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 535,405
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0364
Vehicle registration 19
Website çorum.gov.tr

Çorum (Turkis: Çorum İli‎) is a province in the Black Sea Region o Turkey, but lyin inland an haein mair characteristics o Central Anatolie than the Black Sea coast.

Wi important archaeological steids datin back tae 5,000 years an a unique natural brawnie, Çorum is attractive tae visitors.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Çorum is a mixtur o muntains an heich plateaus, some o it watered bi the Kızılırmak an Yeşilırmak rivers. The province includes hintle attractive heich meadae an muntain for walkin an excursions frae the ceety an touns.

Kızılırmak an Taybı plain, İskilip


Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high °C 4.2 6.5 11.5 17.4 21.8 25.6 28.9 29.1 25.6 19.5 12.1 6.0
Ave. low °C -4.3 -3.8 -1.1 3.7 7.0 9.8 12.1 12.0 8.7 4.7 0.3 -2.3
source: www.meteor.gov.tr

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Lion Gate at Hattusa, Turkey. This wis ane o the twa ceety gates. The airc is typical for Hittite airchitectur.

Excavations reveal that Çorum aurie wis inhabitit durin the Paleolithic, Neolithic period an the 4t stage o the Calcolithic Age. Remains o these periods hae been foond at Büyük Güllüce, Eskiyapar and Kuşsaray.

In later times Çorum an its environs wur dominatit bi Hittites an in the destrict of Boğazkale is ane o the maist important Hittite steids in Anatolie, the UNESCO Warld Heritage leetit Hattusa, the caipital ofthe Hittite Empire frae 1700 BC tae 1200 BC. Ither important Hittite steid include the open-air temples at Yazılıkaya an Alacahöyük; ryal tombs; an the excavations o Boğazköy includin tablets provin tradin links atween the Hittites an the Auncient Egyptians.

Then came the ither ceevilizations: Phrygians, who left remains at Pazarlı, north o Çorum;

Then Cimmerians, Medes, Persies, Galaties, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuk Turks, Danishmends, Mongol Empire (Ilkhanids), Eretnids, Kadi Burhan al-Din an feenally the Ottoman Empire. As well as the Hittite airchaeologie the province contains a nummer o castles an aw, brigs an mosques frae the Seljuk an Ottoman periods.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population statistical of subprovinces
Subprovince 1831* 1849 1893 1907 1927 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
Çorum 10.075* 49.057 80.973 60.752 88.056 118.536 144.569 168.985 189.748 221.699
Alaca - - - - 26.787 46.444 54.315 56.657 56.724 53.403 53.193
Bayat - - - - - - 22.836 27.078 31.957 36.294 30.574
Boğazkale - - - - - - - - - 9.973 8.190
Dodurga - - - - - - - - - 13.550 10.439
İskilip 11.450* 43.442 43.271 52.362 53.722 66.611 55.618 67.434 72.569 52.569 45.327
Kargı - - - - - - 31.564 32.261 31.247 26.762 20.388
Laçin - - - - - - - - - 11.960 9.425
Mecitözü - - 31.928 1907 36.752 44.319 34.598 35.496 34.911 31.246 26.064
Oğuzlar - - - - - - - - - 11.154 9.083
Ortaköy - - - - - - 9.580 11.016 12.420 13.073 11.820
Osmancık 4.349* 17.639 29.473 29.184 33.494 42.960 53.849 63.018 52.490 53.758
Sungurlu 67.607 39.793 40.405 62.429 76.382 90.006 100.000 88.327 80.840
Uğurludağ - - - - - - - - - 18.111 16.265
Total 202.601 247.602 341.353 446.389 518.366 571.831 608.660 597.065
  • The census data of 1831 is only the central city, villages and towns are not included.
  • The boxes with (-) sign are the times the before the subprovince was a subprovince.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]