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Şırnak Province

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Şırnak Province

Şırnak ili
Location of Şırnak Province in Turkey
Location of Şırnak Province in Turkey
RegionSootheastren Anatolie
 • Electoral destrictŞırnak
 • Tot7,172 km2 (2,769 sq mi)
 • Tot483,788
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0486[2]
Vehicle registration73

The Şırnak Province (Turkis: Şırnak ili) is a Turkis province in sootheastren Anatolie. It haes a population o 430,109 (2010 est). The population wis 353,197 in 2000.

Şırnak Province haes some muntainous regions in the wast an the sooth, but the majority o the province consists o plateaus, resultin frae the mony rivers that cross it. These include the Tigris, an its tributaries Hezil an Kızılsu, an an' a' Çağlayan. The maist important muntains are the Cudi (2089 m), the Gabar, the Namaz an the Altın. In some sources, Cudi is citit as the steid whaur Noah's Ark feenally reached dry land.

It haes a mixed population o Kurds, Assyrians, Turks an Arabs.


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Şırnak province is dividit intae 7 destricts (caipital destrict in bold):

  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
  2. Area codes page of Turkish Telecom website Archived 2011-08-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Turkis)
  3. The Kurdish national movement: its ... - Google Boeken. Books.google.nl. 19 Mairch 1919. Retrieved 22 August 2010.
  4. "Koerdisch kind blind geraakt door Turkse politie". Rudaw.nl. Archived frae the original on 8 Mey 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2010.

Coordinates: 37°26′58″N 42°34′28″E / 37.44944°N 42.57444°E / 37.44944; 42.57444