Kahramanmaraş Province

Location o Kahramanmaraş Province in Turkey

Kahramanmaraş (Turkis: Kahramanmaraş ili; or simply Maraş Province) is a province o Turkey. Its provincial caipital is Kahramanmaraş ceety, the traffeck code is 46.


Kahramanmaraş is traversed bi the northeasterly line o equal latitude an langitude.


Kahramanmaraş province is dividit intae 10 destricts:


Kahramanmaraş wis kent historically as Maraş an wis a dounset syne pre-historic times.

The ceety received tae title o Kahraman (Heroic) frae the Turkis Grand Naitional Assembly (TBMM) for the heroic struggle bi the local ceevilian population against the occupyin Breetish an then French airmed forces efter the First Warld War (see Sütçü İmam Incident [1]). It wis ane o the first "free" towns efter Warld War I.


Maraş haes historically been famous for its gowd. The textile industry is relatively new an maistly machinatit.


The Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University [2] is a recently foondit varsity supplyin social, leid an technical sciences as well as medical eddication.


The province's maist famous culinary speciality is the ice cream, "Maraş ice cream", available in specialist ice cream shops throughoot Turkey. The ice cream haes an elastic consistency an is served wi knife an fork, aften accompanied bi a slice o baklava. It melts in your mooth while you chew it, seemilar tae bubble gum.

Maraş red peppers are an aa well kent for its aroma, Vitamin C content, an moderate hotness. Maraş pepper is different frae far-east chilies as dried wi support o Scienteefic Investigations an Varsities which contains nae aflatoxin an nae diseases.

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Coordinates: 37°53′54″N 36°58′16″E / 37.89833°N 36.97111°E / 37.89833; 36.97111