Yalova Province

Summary

Yalova Province

Yalova ili
Location of Yalova Province in Turkey
Location of Yalova Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionEast Marmara
SubregionKocaeli
Government
 • Electoral districtYalova
Area
 • Total847 km2 (327 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total262,234
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Area code(s)0226
Vehicle registration77

Yalova Province (Turkish: Yalova ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey, on the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. Its adjacent provinces are Bursa to the south and Kocaeli to the east. The population of the Yalova Province was 203,741 in 2010. Prior to 1930, the area around Yalova constituted a district of Kocaeli Province; from 1930 to 1995, it was made part of Istanbul Province; in 1995, the area was separated and made into the current Yalova Province.

The provincial capital is the city of Yalova.

Districts

Yalova Province is divided into 6 districts:

Notable natives

Gallery

See also

  • East Marmara Development Agency

References

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

External links

  • (in Turkish) Yalova governor's official website
  • (in Turkish) Yalova municipality's official website
  • (in English) Yalova weather forecast information

Coordinates: 40°38′39″N 29°11′37″E / 40.64417°N 29.19361°E / 40.64417; 29.19361