- Provinces of Turkey
Turkeyis divided into 81 provinces, called "iller" in Turkish (singular is "il", see Turkish alphabetfor capitalization of i).
A province is administered by an appointed governor ("vali"), and was formerly termed a "
The provinces are divided into a number of different districts. Each province has a government area ("il merkezi") in the central district ("merkez ilçe"), and may include other districts ("ilçe" singular, "ilçeler" plural). The government area usually bears the same name as the province; the exceptions are
Antakya(in Hatay), İzmit(in Kocaeli), and Adapazarı(in Sakarya).
List of provinces and centers
* Population data according to 2000 census.
* After Zonguldak the ordering is according to traffic plate numbers of provinces, rather than alphabetical, because the provinces were newly created and named by the government.
Districts of Turkey
Neighbourhoods of Turkey
Regions of Turkey
Villages of Turkey
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