Sakarya Province

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Sakarya Province
Sakarya ili
Province o Turkey
Location o Sakarya Province in Turkey
Kintra Turkey
Region Marmara
Caipital Adapazarı
Area
 • Total 4,895 km2 (1,890 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 872,872
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0264
Vehicle registration 54
Website sakarya.gov.tr

Sakarya Province (Turkis: Sakarya ili ‎) is a province in Turkey, locatit on the coast o Black Sea. The river Sakarya creates a wabbin o estuaries in the province.

Sakarya is locatit in the Marmara Region. Its adjacent provinces are Kocaeli tae the wast, Bilecik tae the sooth, Bolu tae the sootheast, an Düzce tae the east. The caipital o Sakarya is Adapazarı. The climate is oceanic due tae its close proximity tae the Black Sea.

Sakarya is situatit on the Ankara-Istanbul Heich-gate. It is connectit through baith road an rail. Sakarya is servicit bi Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Internaitional Airport airport. The current mayor o Sakarya is Zeki Tocoglu (AKP).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sakarya dates back tae 378 BC. Auncient settlers included Phrygiens, Bithyniens, Cimmerians, Lydians an Persies, but Sakarya got its identity frae the Romans an Byzantine rulers. Ane o the maist important remains o historical significance is the Justinianus Brig (Turkis: Beş Köprü‎) built bi Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 533 CE.

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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

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Coordinates: 40°41′50″N 30°27′24″E / 40.69722°N 30.45667°E / 40.69722; 30.45667