Siirt Province


Siirt Province

Infobox Province TR
region = Southeastern Anatolia
name = Siirt
licence = 56
total population = 266,159
area_code= 486
area=5,406|

Siirt ( _ku. Sêrt) is a province of Turkey, located in the southeast. The province borders Bitlis to the north, Batman to the west, Mardin to the southwest, Şırnak to the south, and Van to the east. It has an area of 5,406 km² and a total population of 266,159. The population was 263,676 in 2000. Kurds and Arabs form the majority. [ There is also a minority of Aramean-Syriacs living in the area. [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/images/dist-kurdish.gifDistribution of Kurdish People] — GlobalSecurity.org] The provincial capital is Siirt.

Districts

Siirt province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):
*Aydınlar
*Baykan
*Eruh
*Kurtalan
*Pervari
*Siirt
*Şirvan

Notes

Districts of Turkey
provname=Siirt


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