Isparta Province


Isparta Province

Infobox Province TR
name=Isparta
region=Mediterranean
area=8,993
total population=547,525
licence = 32
area_code= 246|

Isparta is a province in southwestern Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Afyon to the northwest, Burdur to the southwest, Antalya to the south, and Konya to the east. It has an area of 8,993 km² and a population of 547,525 up from 434,771 (1990). The provincial capital is Isparta.

The province is well known for its apples, sour cherries, grapes, roses and rose products, and carpets. The best fertile lands are in the area named Uluborlu. The province is situated in the "Göller Bölgesi" (Lakes Area) of Turkey's Mediterranean Region and has many freshwater lakes.

Districts

Isparta province is divided into 13 districts (capital district in bold):
*Aksu
*Atabey
*Eğirdir
*Gelendost
*Gönen
*Isparta
*Keçiborlu
*Şarkikaraağaç
*Senirkent
*Sütçüler
*Uluborlu
*Yalvaç
*Yenişarbademli

ites of interest

Kovada Lake and Kızıldağ National Parks, Isparta Gölcüğü, Çamyol and Kuyucak forest recreation areas, Eğirdir oak and Sütçüler forest conservation areas, Eğirdir, Uluborlu and Yalvaç castles, Antiochia in Pisidia and Apollonia antiquity cities, Ertokuş and Dündar Bey old theological schools (medrese), Isparta Hızır Bey, Kutlu Bey, Firdevs Bey, İplik, Eğirdir Hızır Bey, Barla Çaşnigir, Uluğbey Veli Baba mosques, Firdevs Bey Bazaar, Eğirdir Inn (caravansary), Ertokuş Hanı Inn , Baba Sultan Mousoleum, Isparta and Yalvaç Museums.

People

* Süleyman Demirel
* Abuzittin Külyutmaz
* Murtaza Sönersönmez
* İbiş Neyemiş
* İbiş Neyemişneyememiş
* Abuzittin Külyutar
* Mahfuz Eğirdirli
* Vidan Doğardoğmaz
* Naaaallan Gelirgeilmez
* Mustafa Eğirdirgölügörünmez

External links

* [http://www.turkeyforecast.com/weather/isparta/ Isparta Weather Forecast Information]


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