Edirne Province

Edirne Province (Turkish: Edirne ili, Bulgarian: Одрин, Greek: Επαρχία Αδριανούπολης) is a Turkish province located in East Thrace. Part of European Turkey, it is one of only three provinces located entirely within continental Europe. Edirne Province is bordered by Tekirdağ Province and Kırklareli Province to the east, and the Gallipoli peninsula of Çanakkale Province to the south-east. It shares international borders with Bulgaria to the north and Greece to the west.

Edirne Province

Edirne ili
Location of Edirne Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Marmara
SubregionTekirdağ
Government
  Electoral districtEdirne
Area
  Total6,279 km2 (2,424 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
  Total411,528
  Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0284
Vehicle registration22

Edirne is the capital of the province, notable for serving as the third capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1363 to 1453.

Districts


Edirne province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1927150,840    
1940251,373+4.01%
1950221,268−1.27%
1960276,479+2.25%
1970316,425+1.36%
1980363,286+1.39%
1990404,599+1.08%
2000402,606−0.05%
2010390,428−0.31%
2018411,528+0.66%
source:[2] [3]

See also

References

  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. Genel Nüfus Sayımları
  3. tuik


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