Eskişehir Province

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Eskişehir Province
Eskişehir ili
Province o Turkey
Location o Eskişehir Province in Turkey
Kintra Turkey
Region Central Anatolie
Caipital Eskişehir
Area
 • Total 13,652 km2 (5,271 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 764,584
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0222
Vehicle registration 26
Website eskişehir.gov.tr

Eskişehir Province (Turkis: Eskişehir ili ‎) is a province in northwastren Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Bilecik tae the northwast, Kütahya tae the wast, Afyon tae the soothwast, Konya tae the sooth, Ankara tae the east, an Bolu tae the north. The provincial caipital is Eskişehir. Maist o the province is laid doun in Central Anatolie Region. Northren pairts o Mihalıççık destrict an anes o Mihalgazi an Sarıcakaya o her remained in Black Sea Region an Han ane o her remained in Aegean Region.

Eskişehir is an auld, culturally developit province o Turkey. It haes a population o 755,427. Eskişehir haes 2 universities, Eskişehir Osmangazi University ESOGU, an Anadolu Üniversitesi, which is the lairgest university in Turkey an which haes some branch offices in Europe.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Midas Tomb in Yazılıkaya, Eskişehir

Eskişehir province is dividit intae 14 destricts twa o which are actually includit in the greater municipality o Eskişehir (shown in bauldface letters).

Eskişehir's Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Porsuk River

Eskişehir's population haes a heich literacy level for Turkey at aboot 99%. Mony universities an military installations are locatit in an aroond the ceety. Turkis technical students are concentratit in the Eskişehir universities. Infrastructural problems hae been partially solvit in 2004 wi the construction o a tram seestem.

Eskisehir, an neighborin ceeties wur the major settlement aurie for the descendants o the foonders o the Ottoman empire, about 1000 years ago. Mony veelages in the province carry the names o the Turkis tribes/clans frae those times. Some fowk in the ceety o Eskişehir trace their family oreegin back tae Crimea an the Caucasus; some come frae surroondin auncient touns; like Sivrihisar; an some are Turkifeed indigenous fowk o the region frae the auncient times [Phrygians(Alarian/Albanian), an Galatians (Celtic) Oreegins]

Meerschaum[eedit | eedit soorce]

Eskişehir is internaitionally kent as the source o Meerschaum, a white foamy stane which is uised for smokin pipes wi detailed carvins. It is cried lületaşı in Turkis.

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]

Coordinates: 39°39′31″N 31°02′13″E / 39.65861°N 31.03694°E / 39.65861; 31.03694