Bursa Province

Bursa Province (Turkish: Bursa ili) is a province in Turkey, along the Sea of Marmara coast in northwestern Anatolia. Its adjacent provinces are Balıkesir to the west, Kütahya to the south, Bilecik and Sakarya to the east, Kocaeli to the northeast and Yalova to the north. The province has an area of 11,043 km2 and a population of 2,842,547 (2015). Its population was 2,125,140 according to the 2000 census. In 1990 it had a population of 1,603,137. The traffic code is 16.

The vast majority of the Bursa Province districts (and the city of Bursa) are located within the Marmara Region; but the districts of Büyükorhan, Harmancık, Keles and Orhaneli are located within the Aegean Region.

The city of Bursa was the capital of the Ottoman State between 1326 and 1365, until the Ottoman conquest of Edirne (Adrianople) which became the new Ottoman capital between 1365 and 1453 (the year when Istanbul (Constantinople) became the final Ottoman capital until 1923.)

Bursa Province

Bursa ili
Location of Bursa Province in Turkey
Location of Bursa Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionEast Marmara
SubregionBursa
Government
 • Electoral districtBursa
Area
 • Total11,043 km2 (4,264 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,994,521
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Area code(s)0224
Vehicle registration16

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 40°09′00″N 29°01′15″E / 40.15000°N 29.02083°E

Apamea Myrlea

For namesakes, see ApameaApamea Myrlea (; Ancient Greek: Απάμεια Μύρλεια) was an ancient city and bishopric (Apamea in Bithynia) on the Sea of Marmara, in Bithynia, Anatolia; its ruins are a few kilometers south of Mudanya, Bursa Province in the Marmara Region of Asian Turkey.

Aureliane

Aureliane was a town of ancient Bithynia inhabited during Roman times. It was on the road a hour east of Nicaea.Its site is located east of İznik in Asiatic Turkey.

Babasultan Dam

Babasultan Dam is a dam in Bursa Province, Turkey, built between 1996 and 2009. Type of earth and rock fill dam body volume and body 2.075 million m3, river bed height 53.00 m., 15.80 hm3 lake volume at normal water elevations, normal water elevation of the lake area is 1.28 km2. The dam provides irrigation service area of 7058 hectares.

Boğazköy Dam

Boğazköy Dam is a dam in Bursa Province, Turkey. It was built between 1999 and 2005.

Büyükorhan Dam

Büyükorhan Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Charmidea

Charmidea was a town of ancient Bithynia. Its name does not appear in ancient authors but is inferred from epigraphic evidence.Its site is located near Çeltikçi in Asiatic Turkey.

Daphnus (Bithynia)

Daphnus or Daphnous (Ancient Greek: Δαφνοῦς) was a town of ancient Bithynia, situated upon an island in a lake called Daphnusis near the Mysian Olympus. The lake Daphnusis is identified as that called Miletopolitis by other authors.Its site is located in Asiatic Turkey.

Demirtaş Dam

Demirtaş Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Devecikonağı Dam

The Devecikonağı Dam is a gravity dam on Emet Stream about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of Devecikonağı in Bursa Province, Turkey. The primary purpose of the dam is to generate hydroelectric power and it has a 29 MW power station. Construction on the 40 m (130 ft) tall dam began in September 2010 and its power station was operational in 2012. To regulate water flow into the dam's reservoir and produce power more consistently, Kizkayasi Dam is planned upstream.

Germanicopolis (Bithynia)

Germanicopolis (Greek: Γερμανικόπολις) was an ancient town in Bithynia, also known as Caesarea in Bythinia (not to be confused with Caesarea Germanica, as such a former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see.

Gölbaşı Dam

Gölbaşı Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Hadriani ad Olympum

Hadriani ad Olympum, or simply Hadriani or Hadrianoi (Ancient Greek: Ἁδσιάνοι), was a town of ancient Bithynia, not far from the western bank of the river Rhyndacus. It was built, as its name indicates, by the emperor Hadrian, and for this reason did not exist in the time of Ptolemy. As its name indicates, it was situated on a spur of Mount Olympus, and 160 stadia to the southeast of Poemanenus. Hadriani was the birthplace of the rhetorician Aelius Aristides, who was born in 117. In the ecclesiastical writers the town is known as the see of a bishop in the Hellespontine province. No longer a residential see, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.Its site is located near Orhaneli in Asiatic Turkey.

Hasanağa Dam

Hasanağa Dam is a dam in Bursa Province, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Liada

Liada was a town of ancient Bithynia, on the road from Nicomedia to Nicaea.Its site is located near Sarıağıl, in Asiatic Turkey.

Lupadium

Lupadium or Loupadion (Ancient Greek: Λουπαδιόν) was a Graeco-Roman town of ancient Mysia. It minted coins during the Byzantine period. It was a bishopric; no longer the seat a residential bishop, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.Its site is located near Uluabat in Asiatic Turkey.

Mudanya

Mudanya (Mudania, Greek: τα Μουδανιά, ta Moudaniá [Pl.]) (the site of ancient Apamea Myrlea), is a town and district of Bursa Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. It is located on the Gulf of Gemlik, part of the southern coast of the Sea of Marmara. As of 1911, it was connected with Bursa by the Mudanya–Bursa railway and a carriage road, and with Istanbul by steamers. Mudanya has only an open anchorage usable in calm weather. The town produces olive oil and there is a pier used by local fishing and cargo boats.

Mudanya Armistice House

Mudanya Armistice House (Turkish: Mudanya mütareke Evi) is a museum in Mudanya, Turkey. The museum is in the house where the treaty that acknowledged the Republic of Turkey was signed.

Ploketta

Ploketta was a town of ancient Bithynia. Its name does not occur in ancient writers but is inferred from epigraphic and other evidence.Its site is located near Orta Pinarlar, in Asiatic Turkey.

Tetrakomia

Tetrakomia (Ancient Greek: Τετρακομία) was a town of ancient Bithynia.Its site is located near Keramet in Asiatic Turkey.

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