Kırıkkale Province

Kırıkkale Province (Turkis: Kırıkkale ili) is a province o Turkey. It is locatit on the crossroads o major heich-gates east o Ankara leadin east tae the Black Sea region. Wi its rapid population growthe it haes acome an industrial centre. The provincial caipital is Kırıkkale.

Kırıkkale Province

Kırıkkale ili
Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
RegionCentral Anatolie
 • Electoral destrictKırıkkale
 • Tot4,365 km2 (1,685 sq mi)
 • Tot277,984
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s)0318
Vehicle registration71

Kırıkkale is a rapidly growin toun in central Turkey, on the Ankara-Kayseri railwey near the Kızılırmak River. Umwhile a veelage, it awes its rapid rise in population mainly tae the establishment o steel mills in the 1950s. Thir wirks, amang the lairgest in the kintra, specialize in heich-quality alloy steel an machinery. In the 1960s chemical plants wur addit.


Kırıkkale province is dividit intae 9 destricts (caipital destrict in bauld):


Image:Delice Irmak valey near Yeni Yapan.jpg|

Delice River valley near Yeni Yapan


  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces

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