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Sivas Province
Location of Sivas Province in Turkey
Location of Sivas Province in Turkey
RegionCentral Anatolie
 • Electoral destrictSivas
 • Tot28,488 km2 (10,999 sq mi)
 • Tot621,224
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Area code(s)0346
Vehicle registration58

The Sivas Province (Turkis: Sivas ili) is a province o Turkey. It locatit at the eastren pairt o the Central Anatolie region o Turkey; it is the seicont lairgest province in Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Yozgat tae the wast, Kayseri tae the soothwast, Kahramanmaraş tae the sooth, Malatya tae the sootheast, Erzincan tae the east, Giresun tae the northeast, an Ordu tae the north. Its caipital is Sivas.

The majority o Sivas Province shares the climate o the Central Anatolie Region in which the simmer saisons are hot an dry while winter saisons are cauld an snawy. Housomeivver, the northren pairt o the province shares the Black Sea Climate while the eastre portion shares the climate o the Eastren Anatolie heicher region.

This province is notit for its thermal springs.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sivas province is dividit intae 17 destricts (caipital destrict in bauld):

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The route o the Silk Road an the Persie Ryal Road run throu Sivas.

Accordin tae the written historical sources, the region o Sivas province wis first inhabitit durin the period o the Hittite ceevilization bi the beginnin o 2000 BC an became an important dounset. The region then encoontered the reign o Phrygie, Lydie, Assirie, Roman, Byzantine, Seljukian, Danişment, İlhanlı, Eretna an Ottoman ceevilizations.

The foondations o the modren Turkis Republic wur laid in the Sivas Congress assembled on 4 September 1919, durin the presidency o Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, thus makkin the province o Sivas important tae the history o the Turkis naition.

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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