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Eskişehir Province

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Eskişehir Province

Eskişehir ili
Location of Eskişehir Province in Turkey
Location of Eskişehir Province in Turkey
RegionCentral Anatolie
 • Electoral destrictEskişehir
 • Tot13,652 km2 (5,271 sq mi)
 • Tot844,842
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s)0222
Vehicle registration26

Eskişehir Province (Turkis: Eskişehir ili) is a province in northwastren Turkey. Its adjacent provinces is Bilecik (norwastlins), Kütahya (wastlins), Afyon (soothwastlins), Konya (soothlins), Ankara (eastlins), an Bolu (norlins). 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, that is the lairgest university in Turkey an 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 is locate in an aroond the ceety. Turkis technical students is concentrate in the Eskişehir universities. Infrastructural problems haes been partially solvit in 2004 wi the construction o a tram seestem.

Eskisehir an neiborin ceeties wis the major settlement aurie for the descendants o the foonders o the Ottoman empire, about 1000 year syne. Mony veelages in the province cairry the names o the Turkis tribes/clans frae thae times. Some fowk in the ceety o Eskişehir trace their faimily oreegin back tae Crimea an the Caucasus; some come frae surroondin auncient touns; like Sivrihisar; an some is 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 that 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