Kırşehir Province (Turkish: Kırşehir ili) is located in central Turkey, forming part of the central Anatolian region. It stands on the North Anatolian Fault, and is currently in an earthquake warning zone. The average elevation is approximately 985 meters above sea level. The provincial capital is Kırşehir.
Location of Kırşehir Province in Turkey
|• Electoral district||Kırşehir|
|• Total||6,570 km2 (2,540 sq mi)|
|• Density||37/km2 (95/sq mi)|
It became a province in 1924. On 30 May 1954, it was accepted as a district of Nevşehir. Later, the towns of Kırşehir were divided between Ankara, Yozgat and Nevşehir. In 1957, Kırşehir became a province again.
Kırşehir province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):
- "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
- (in Turkish) Kırşehir governor's official website
- (in Turkish) Kırşehir municipality's official website
- (in English) Kırşehir weather forecast information
- Kırşehir tourist information
- Kırşehir information web pages
- Kırşehir Haber