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Batman Province

Batman ili
Location of Batman Province in Turkey
Location of Batman Province in Turkey
KintraTurkey
RegionSootheastren Anatolie
Provincial seatBatman
Govrenment
 • Electoral destrictBatman
Area
 • Tot4,649 km2 (1,795 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Tot576,899
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Urban
335.400
Aurie code(s)0488
Vehicle registration72

Batman Province (Turkis: Batman ili) is a Turkis province sootheast o Anatolie. The province's population exceedit 500,000 in 2010.

The province is important acause o its reserves an production o ile which wis stairtit in the 1940s. There is a 494-km lang ile pipeline frae Batman tae the Turkis port o İskenderun. Cotton is the main agricultural product. A railway line connects Batman wi the nearbi provinces o Diyarbakır an Elazığ an wi the caipital Istanbul. The Batman River flows though the aurie. Batman(Kurdish: Êlih, Arabic: باتمان Bātmān‎‎) wi 246,700 inhabitants, is the provincial caipital. The province is an aw o interest frae an aircheological point o view. Sichts include the Imam Abdullah Dervish monastery, Malabadi Brig an the brigs o Camiü‘r Rızk an Hasankeyf.

Basic information[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province occupees an aurie o 4,649 km² (4,659 accordin tae ither source[2]) an is dividit intae sax destricts: Batman (caipital, population 324,402 in 2008), Beşiri (32,282), Gercüş (26,111), Hasankeyf (7,412), Kozluk (62,114) an Sason (33,295).[3][4] There are 270 veelages in the province.[5]

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
  2. Türkei, Europa auf einen Blick
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  4. Population Statistics, Turkish Statistical Institute
  5. Balaban, Meltem Şenol Risk society and planning: the case of flood disaster management in turkish cities. PhD Thesis. Graduate School of Natural and Applied sciences, Middle East Technical University 2009, p. 21

Coordinates: 38°04′55″N 41°24′26″E / 38.08194°N 41.40722°E / 38.08194; 41.40722