Central Anatolia

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Central Anatolia

Central Anatolia ( Turkish İç Anadolu ) is the second largest of the seven geographic areas of Turkey with an area of ​​151,000 km² . The official name is "Central Anatolia Region" (tr. İç Anadolu Bölgesi ). It represents about 1/5 (19.4%) of the Turkish state territory.

This region has officially existed since the Geography Congress in Ankara in 1941 and is geographically divided into four subregions or areas.



The geographical division:

  • Anatolia
    • Central Anatolia
      • Konya Bölümü - Konya area
      • Yukarı Sakarya Bölümü - area above the Sakarya (river)
      • Orta Kızılırmak Bölümü - Middle area of ​​the Kızılırmak (river)
      • Yukarı Kızılırmak Bölümü - area above the Kızılırmak (river)


Politically, Turkey is divided into 81 provinces. This region includes the following provinces:

Parliamentary election 2018 results from Central Anatolia
Political party percent
Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi
Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi
Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi
İyi Parti


Climate data of Central Anatolia numbers
Average temperature 15.6 ° C
Maximum temperature 48.8 ° C
Lowest temperature −26.2 ° C
Average humidity 62.6 mg
Average rainfall 392.0 mm


In terms of population, Central Anatolia is the largest geographical area in Turkey after the Marmara region. According to the 2000 census, the population was 11,608,868 and the population density was 77 inh. / Km² (TR nationwide: 81 inh. / Km² - 2018: 103 inh. / Km²). 67.25% of the population (8,039,036) live in cities, 30.75% (3,569,832) in rural areas. The annual population growth was 1.578%.

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