Kırıkkale Province

Kırıkkale Province (Turkish: Kırıkkale ili) is a province of Turkey. It is located on the crossroads of major highways east of Ankara leading east to the Black Sea region. With its rapid population growth it has become an industrial center. The provincial capital is Kırıkkale.

Kırıkkale is a rapidly growing town in central Turkey, on the Ankara-Kayseri railway near the Kızılırmak River. Formerly a village, it owes its rapid rise in population mainly to the establishment of steel mills in the 1950s. These works, among the largest in the country, specialize in high-quality alloy steel and machinery. In the 1960s chemical plants were added.

Kırıkkale Province

Kırıkkale ili
Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
Location of Kırıkkale Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionCentral Anatolia
SubregionKırıkkale
Government
 • Electoral districtKırıkkale
Area
 • Total4,365 km2 (1,685 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total286,602
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)0318
Vehicle registration71

Districts

Kırıkkale province is divided into 9 districts (capital district in bold):

Gallery

Delice Irmak valey near Yeni Yapan
Delice River valley near Yeni Yapan

See also

References

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

External links

Coordinates: 39°52′11″N 33°42′58″E / 39.86972°N 33.71611°E

Ankara Eyalet

The Eyalet of Ankara or Angora, also known as the Eyalet of Bosok or Bozok (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت آنقره; Eyālet-i Ānḳara‎) was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.

Ankara Vilayet

The Vilayet of Ankara or Angora was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire, centered on the city of Angora (Ankara) in north-central Anatolia, which included most of ancient Galatia.

Bahşılı

Bahşılı is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census, the population of the district was 8,525, of whom 5,790 lived in the town of Bahşılı.

Balışeyh

Balışeyh is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census, the population of the district was 13,702, of whom 3,344 lived in the town of Balışeyh. Balışeyh is a historical town and thought to be built in the time of Seljuks.

Delice

Delice is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 31,042, of whom 10,512 lived in the town of Delice.

Elmadağ Bridge

The Elmadağ Bridge (Turkish: Elmadağ Köprüsü), officially designated as Viaduct 15 (Turkish: Viyadükt 15) or V15, is a railway bridge under construction near Kırıkkale, Turkey, on the Ankara-Sivas high-speed railway. With a total length of 1,437 m (4,715 ft) and consisting of 22 spans, the bridge crosses the Kızılırmak River as well as the Trans-Anatolian railway. Elmadağ Bridge will also become the highest railway bridge in Turkey, standing 87 m (285 ft) tall.The bridge is one of four viaducts between Kırıkkale and Elmadağ, with a total length of 6,216 m (20,394 ft). It is expected to open towards the beginning of 2019, along with the Ankara-Sivas high-speed railway.

Kapulukaya Dam

Kapulukaya Dam is an embankment dam on the Kızılırmak River in Kırıkkale Province, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Karakeçili

Karakeçili is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 8,296, of whom 7,851 lived in the town of Karakeçili.

Keskin

Keskin is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census, the population of the district was 59,150, of whom 34,827 lived in the town of Keskin.

Kırıkkale

Kırıkkale is the capital of the Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It is located 80 km east of Ankara. According to the 2000 census, the population of the province is 280,834, of which 192,705 live in the city of Kırıkkale. The name of the city means broken castle.

The town of Kırıkkale is located on the Ankara-Kayseri railway near the Kızıl River in central Turkey. Formerly a village, it owes its rapid rise in population mainly to the establishment of steel mills in the 1950s. These works, among the largest in the country, specialize in high-quality alloy steel and machinery. In the 1960s chemical plants were added.

Kırıkkale University is located in the city.

Kırıkkale (electoral district)

Kırıkkale is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects sıx members of parliament (deputies) to represent the province of the same name for a four-year term by the D'Hondt method, a party-list proportional representation system.

Kırıkkale MKE Weapons Industry Museum

Kırıkkale MKE Weapon Industry Museum (Turkish: MKE Silah Sanayi Müzesi) is a museum in Kırıkkale , Turkey. It is at 39°50′48″N 33°30′55″E.Kırıkkale is an industrial city. Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation of Turkey (MKE for shorth) has a weapons factory in Kırıkkale. The museum was established by MKE on 15 July 1990. On 2 November 1993 it was transferred to its current location.

The collection of the museum, as the name implies, is composed of historical (14th-20th centuries) weapons. These weapons are collected from all over Turkey. They are either Turkish or European made. Presently there are 299 weapons in the museum.

Kırıkkale YHT railway station

Kırıkkale YHT railway station, short for Kırıkkale Yüksek Hızlı Tren railway station (Turkish: Kırıkkale Yüksek Hızlı Tren garı), is a railway station located just north of Kırıkkale, Turkey, that is under construction. The station is located along the D.200 highway on the northern perimeter of the city, and will service high-speed trains along the Ankara–Sivas high-speed railway.

Kırıkkale YHT station will become the second railway station in Kırıkkale, together with Kırıkkale station, which is serviced by conventional trains. The YHT stands for HSR or High-speed railway.

Kızılırmak River

The Kızılırmak (Turkish pronunciation: [kɯzɯɫɯɾmak], Turkish for "Red River"), also known as the Halys River (Ancient Greek: Ἅλυς) (N. Marr explained its name by the Laz word meaning “river”) is the longest river entirely within Turkey. It is a source of hydroelectric power and is not used for navigation.

List of populated places in Kırıkkale Province

Below is the list of populated places in Kırıkkale Province, Turkey by the districts. In the following lists first place in each list is the administrative center of the district.

Rûm Eyalet

Eyalet of Rûm (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت روم‎; Eyālet-i Rūm; originally Arabic for Eastern Roman Empire), later named as the Eyalet of Sivas (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت سیواس‎; Eyālet-i Sīvās), was an Ottoman eyalet in northern Anatolia, founded following Bayezid I's conquest of the area in the 1390s. The capital was the city of Amasya, which was then moved to Tokat and later to Sivas. Its reported area in the 19th century was 28,912 square miles (74,880 km2).Rûm was the old Seljuk Turkish designation for Anatolia, referring to the Eastern Roman Empire and in European texts as late as the 19th-century the word Rûm (or Roum) was used to denote the whole of central Anatolia, not just the smaller area comprising the Ottoman province (see Sultanate of Rum).

State road D.200 (Turkey)

D.200 is a west to east state road in Turkey. It starts at Çanakkale at Dardanelles strait extending D-550 and ends 10 km (6.2 mi) west of Refahiye, Erzincan Province joining with D-100. Since it runs all the way from west to east it crosses some north to south state roads such as D-555, D-565, D-575, D-160, D-650, D-675, D-260, D-750, D-765, D-785, D-795, D-805, D-850 and D-865.

Çelebi

Çelebi is a town and district of Kırıkkale Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. At the 2000 Turkish census the population of the district was 7,210, of whom 3,333 lived in the town of Çelebi.

Çeşnigir Bridge

Çeşnigir Bridge is a medieval bridge across the Kızılırmak River between the towns of Karakeçili and Köprüköy in Kırıkkale province, Turkey. It was built during the period of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum.

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