Malatya Province

Malatya Province
Malatya ili
—  Province of Turkey  —
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Eastern Anatolia
Capital Malatya
 - Total 12,313 km2 (4,754.1 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 - Total 740,643
 - Density 60.2/km2 (155.8/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0422
Vehicle registration 44

Malatya Province (Turkish: Malatya ili ) is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya (in Hittite: Milid or Maldi, meaning "city of honey"), which has many residents. Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province has 740,643 inhabitants. The population was 853,658 in 2000. The city of Malatya has a population of 381,081 (2000).



Malatya is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.


Malatya province is divided into 14 districts (capital district in bold):

Local sites


  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

External links

Coordinates: 38°29′03″N 38°08′11″E / 38.48417°N 38.13639°E / 38.48417; 38.13639

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