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Kocaeli Province
Kocaeli Province
(Turkish: Kocaeli ili, pronounced [kodʒaˈeli]) is a province of Turkey
Turkey
and one of only two to not have the same official name as its capital, İzmit, which is thus also sometimes called Kocaeli. The province is the successor of the Ottoman-era Sanjak of Kocaeli. The largest towns in the province are İzmit
İzmit
and Gebze. The traffic code is 41. The province is located at the easternmost end of the Marmara Sea
Marmara Sea
around the Gulf of İzmit. Kocaeli is bordered by the province of Istanbul and the Marmara Sea
Marmara Sea
to the west, the Black Sea
Black Sea
to the north, the province of Sakarya to the east, the province of Bursa to the south and the province of Yalova to the southwest. The metropolitan area of Istanbul extends to the Kocaeli-Istanbul provincial border. The size and natural conditions of the Bay of İzmit
İzmit
allow for extensive port facilities, including the Gölcük Naval Base. The province is called the industrial capital of Turkey. Kocaeli has an airport named Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station which is used for military and civilian transport. Kocaeli has two universities: Kocaeli University
Kocaeli University
and Gebze
Gebze
Technical University.

Contents

1 Demographics 2 Districts 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Demographics[edit] Main article: Demographics of Turkey Data taken from Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality[2] and Central Dissemination System.[3] The information is for (xxxx-12-31).

District 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Kocaeli 1,522,408 1,560,138 1,601,720 1,634,691 1,676,202 1,722,795 1,780,055

İzmit 313,964 315,734 322,588 327,435 332,754 338,710 347,074

Gebze 297,029 305,557 314,122 319,307 329,195 338,412 350,115

Derince 123,136 124,452 126,675 128,810 130,657 133,739 136,742

Darıca 140,302 146,896 152,542 157,304 164,385 173,139 182,710

Körfez 130,730 132,779 135,692 139,220 142,884 146,210 151,149

Gölcük 136,035 137,637 141,926 143,867 145,805 149,238 152,607

Çayırova 82,494 88,523 93,640 98,367 103,536 109,698 117,230

Karamürsel 50,886 51,987 52,501 52,621 53,033 54,225 55,169

Dilovası 44,258 44,958 45,060 44,981 45,610 45,714 46,099

Kandıra 46,984 49,769 49,554 50,042 50,046 49,203 48,937

Başiskele 66,183 68,037 70,835 73,327 76,605 79,625 84,235

Kartepe 90,407 93,809 96,585 99,410 101,692 104,882 107,988

Districts[edit] Main article: List of districts in Turkey

Districts of Kocaeli

Kocaeli province is divided into 12 districts with the capital district of İzmit
İzmit
(in bold):

KOCAELİ: 1,722,795

Derince: 133,739 Gebze: 338,412 Gölcük: 149,238 İzmit: 338,710 Kandıra: 49,203 Karamürsel: 54,225 Körfez: 146,210 Kartepe: 104,882 Başiskele: 79,625 Çayırova: 109,698 Dilovası: 45,714 Darıca: 173,139

See also[edit]

East Marmara Development Agency Kocaeli University Pişmaniye Provinces of Turkey

References[edit]

^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces ^ "Population of Districts by Year and Dependency Ratio". Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality. Retrieved 2015-07-29.  ^ "Central Dissemination System". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2016-02-13. 

External links[edit] Media related to Kocaeli Province
Kocaeli Province
at Wikimedia Commons

Official website (in Turkish) Kocaeli municipality's official website (in Turkish) / (in English) Kocaeli Etkinlik (in Turkish) Kocaeli Gazetesi ve Haberleri (in Turkish)

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Kocaeli Province
Kocaeli Province
of Turkey

Districts

Başiskele Çayırova Darıca Derince Dilovası Gebze Gölcük İzmit Kandıra Karamürsel Kartepe Körfez

List of Provinces by Region

Istanbul

Istanbul

West Marmara

Balıkesir Çanakkale Edirne Kırklareli Tekirdağ

Aegean

Afyonkarahisar Aydın Denizli İzmir Kütahya Manisa Muğla Uşak

East Marmara

Bilecik Bolu Bursa Düzce Eskişehir Kocaeli Sakarya Yalova

West Anatolia

Ankara Karaman Konya

Mediterranean

Adana Antalya Burdur Hatay Isparta Kahramanmaraş Mersin Osmaniye

Central Anatolia

Aksaray Kayseri Kırıkkale Kırşehir Nevşehir Niğde Sivas Yozgat

West Black Sea

Amasya Bartın Çankırı Çorum Karabük Kastamonu Samsun Sinop Tokat Zonguldak

East Black Sea

Artvin Giresun Gümüşhane Ordu Rize Trabzon

Northeast Anatolia

Ağrı Ardahan Bayburt Erzincan Erzurum Iğdır Kars

Central East Anatolia

Bingöl Bitlis Elazığ Hakkâri Malatya Muş Tunceli Van

Southeast Anatolia

Adıyaman Batman Diyarbakır Gaziantep Kilis Mardin Siirt Şanlıurfa Şırnak

Metropolitan municipalities are bolded.

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Provinces of Turkey

Adana Adıyaman Afyonkarahisar Ağrı Aksaray Amasya Ankara Antalya Ardahan Artvin Aydın Balıkesir Bartın Batman Bayburt Bilecik Bingöl Bitlis Bolu Burdur Bursa Çanakkale Çankırı Çorum Denizli Diyarbakır Düzce Edirne Elazığ Erzincan Erzurum Eskişehir Gaziantep Giresun Gümüşhane Hakkâri Hatay Iğdır Isparta Istanbul İzmir Kahramanmaraş Karabük Karaman Kars Kastamonu Kayseri Kilis Kırıkkale Kırklareli Kırşehir Kocaeli Konya Kütahya Malatya Manisa Mardin Mersin Muğla Muş Nevşehir Niğde Ordu Osmaniye Rize Sakarya Samsun Siirt Sinop Sivas Şanlıurfa Şırnak Tekirdağ Tokat Trabzon Tunceli Uşak Van Yalova Yozgat Zonguldak

Metropolitan municipalities are bolded.

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