Şırnak Province

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Şırnak Province
Şırnak ili
Province o Turkey
Location of Şırnak Province in Turkey
Location of Şırnak Province in Turkey
Kintra Turkey
Region Sootheastren Anatolie
Govrenment
 • Electoral destrict Şırnak
Aurie
 • Tot 7,172 km2 (2,769 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Tot 483,788
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Aurie code(s) 0486[2]
Vehicle registration 73

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.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 (in Turkis)
  3. The Kurdish national movement: its ... - Google Boeken. Books.google.nl. 1919-03-19. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  4. "Koerdisch kind blind geraakt door Turkse politie". Rudaw.nl. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 

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