İzmir Province

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İzmir Province (Turkis: İzmir ili ‎) is a province o Turkey in wastren Anatolie on the Aegean coast, whose caipital is the ceety o İzmir. On the wast it is surroondit bi the Aegean sea, an it encloses the Gulf o İzmir. Its aurie is 11,973 km.2, population 3.948.848 (2010 tüik census). Neighbourin provinces are Balıkesir on the north, Manisa on the east, an Aydın on the sooth. The traffic code o the province is 35.

The main rivers o the province are Küçük Menderes river, Koca Çay (wi Güzelhisar dam), an Bakır Çay.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis first settled bi local Anatolians, milleninum later Ionians in aboot the 11t century BCE who established the League o Ionie. It wis later conquered bi the Persians, retaken bi the Greeks, afore being subsumed intae the Roman Empire. Efter the split o the Roman Empire, the aurie became pairt o wha is nou cried the Byzantine Empire till conquered bi the Ottoman Turks in the 14t century. Follaein the First World War the province wis cedit tae Greece, but wis retaken bi the forces o Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the Turkis War o Unthirldom. As a result o the Treaty o Lausanne aw Greek Orthodox inhabitants o the province haed tae leave, an İzmir Province wis incorporatit intae the modren republic o Turkey.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

İzmir Province is dividit intae 30 destricts (metro destricts are bauld):

O these, Balçova, Bayraklı, Bornova, Buca, Çiğli, Gaziemir, Güzelbahçe, Karabağlar, Karşıyaka, Konak, an Narlıdere are core destricts, makin up the ceety o İzmir.

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Coordinates: 38°29′04″N 27°08′26″E / 38.48444°N 27.14056°E / 38.48444; 27.14056