Malatya Province

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"). Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province had a population of 853,658 according to the results of 2000 census, whereas in 2010 it had a population of 740,643. The provincial center, the city of Malatya, has a population of 426,381 (2010).

Malatya Province

Malatya ili
Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
RegionCentral East Anatolia
  Electoral districtMalatya
  Total12,313 km2 (4,754 sq mi)
  Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0422
Vehicle registration44


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. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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