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  Encyclopedia: Provinces of Turkey
Kastamonu is the capitol district of the Kastamonu Province, Turkey.
The Turkish province of Şırnak Şırnak is a Turkish province in southeastern Anatolia.
It adjacent provinces are Kirsehir to the northwest, Aksaray to the southwest, to the south, Kayseri to the southeast, and Yozgat to the northeast.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Provinces-of-Turkey   (3121 words)

 Encyclopedia: Istanbul Province
It is surrounded by the provinces of Tekirdağ; to the west, and Kocaeli to the east, the Black Sea to the north, and the Sea of Marmara to the south.
Eminönü is a district of Istanbul in Turkey.
Ağrı; is a border province in eastern Turkey, bordering Iran to the east, Kars to the North, Erzurum to the Northeast, Mus and Bitlis to the Southeast, Van to the south, and Igdir to the northeast.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Istanbul-Province   (2034 words)

 Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Province is a name for a subnational entity that is a secondary level of government in most countries.
In Peru, provinces are a tertiary unit of government, as the country is divided into twenty-five regions, which are then subdivided into 194 provinces.
The provinces of the Ottoman Empire had various types of governors (generally a pasha), but mostly styled vali, hence the predominant term vilayet, generally subdivided (often in beyliks), sometimes grouped under a governor-general (styled beylerbey).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province   (1007 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Middle East:Turkey:Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sirnak is a Turkish province in southeastern Anatolia.
Its adjacent provinces are Amasya to the northwest, Yozgat to the southwest, Sivas to the southeast, and Ordu to the northeast.
Its adjacent provinces are Corum to the northwest, Kirikkale to the west, Kirsehir to the southwest, Nevsehir to the south, Kayseri to the southeast, Sivas to the east, Tokat to the northeast, and Amasya to the north.
dmoz.org /Regional/Middle_East/Turkey/Provinces/desc.html   (14169 words)

 Provinces of Turkey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i).
A province is administered by an appointed governor (vali), and was formerly termed a "governorate".
The government center usually bears the same name as the province; the exceptions are Hatay (in Antakya), Kocaeli (in İzmit), and Sakarya (in Adapazarı).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces_of_Turkey   (201 words)

 Turkey , Landmine Monitor Report 2004
Turkey denied that the US has a stockpile of antipersonnel mines in Turkey and stated that it considers the stockpiling or transit of foreign antipersonnel mines on its territory as a breach of the treaty.
Turkey is a signatory to the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), and reported in May 2004 that it has “reached the final stages of ratifying” the CCW and its Amended Protocol II, together with Additional Protocol I and Protocol IV.
Turkey also used mines on limited sections of its borders with Iraq, Iran and Armenia, and in “critical areas in east and south-eastern parts of Turkey...with the purpose of hindering terrorists from moving into central regions.” Mostly antipersonnel mines were laid, but also antivehicle mines on the Syrian border.
www.icbl.org /lm/2004/turkey   (3670 words)

Turkey avoided tendencies toward revenge, joining in close diplomatic relations with its former Balkan territories and at the same time emphasizing its secularist policy by avoiding alliances with its Muslim neighbors to the east.
Islamic groups also began to oppose the U.S. presence, preferring that Turkey abandon its secularist traditions in foreign affairs and draw closer to the Muslim Arab countries that were benefiting from their newfound oil wealth and the resulting political power.
Turkey's economy suffered because of government deficits, a weak currency, and continued economic losses incurred by the UN trade embargo of Iraq.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/GeogHist/histories/history/hiscountries/T/turkey.html   (5728 words)

 Provinces Turkey Middle East Regional
Turkey has reported possible H5N1 outbreaks in poultry in 26 provinces.
"Among all the regions of Turkey, bird flu has dealt the biggest blow to Van" which comes in just 75th out of the country's 81 provinces in terms of development...
The woman had spent two weeks in Turkey, although not in one of the 26 provinces known to have been affected by the H5N1 strain of bird flu.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Middle_East/Turkey/Provinces   (345 words)

 NPR : Q & A: Bird Flu Emerges in Turkey
Turkey's fatalities have occurred in a rural, eastern region where people live in close contact with poultry.
A: In the 10 provinces where there are outbreaks of H5N1 in birds, extensive slaughtering is under way in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease.
When outbreaks in poultry were first reported in Turkey last October, the EU banned imports of whole birds from Turkey and its neighbors, such as Iran, Iraq and Azerbaijan.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5148204&ft=1&f=4949542   (897 words)

 Wild Poliovirus Transmission in Bordering Areas of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, 1997-June 1998
In October and November 1997, mopping-up campaigns were conducted in 28 provinces along the border and other high-risk provinces throughout Turkey, with overall reported coverage of greater than 80%.
In the border provinces of southeastern Turkey and the three governorates of northern Iraq, measures are being taken by the respective ministries of health, WHO, and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to increase the effectiveness of both routine and supplementary OPV vaccination and to strengthen AFP surveillance.
In Turkey and Iran a confirmed case was laboratory- confirmed wild poliovirus infection.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00054164.htm   (1704 words)

 Antalya - All About Turkey
Antalya, Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean region (ancient Pamphylia), is an attractive city with shady palm-lined boulevards, a prize-winning marina.
Although the little museum at the entrance displays some of the finds, most of the artifacts are housed in various museums throughout Turkey.
The ruins of the city of Termessos, set inside Güllük Dagi, a national park northwest of Antalya, is perched on a 1050 meter high plateau on the west face of Güllük Mountain (Solymos).
www.allaboutturkey.com /antalya.htm   (736 words)

 Elazig Provinces Turkey Middle East Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
These provinces are: Mus, Ardahan, Izmir, Isparta, Konya, Karaman, Siirt, Karabük, Sivas, Bayburt, Elazig, Diyarbakir, Eskisehir, Mugla, Batman and Malatya.
There is "risk" of bird flu in provinces of Mus, Ardahan, Izmir,Isparta, Konya, Karaman, Siirt, Karabuk, Sivas, Bayburt, Elazig, Diyarbakir, Eskisehir, Mugla...
At least 11 of Turkey's 81 provinces have reported outbreaks of bird flu...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Middle_East/Turkey/Provinces/Elazig   (111 words)

 The Population of the Major Cities and Agglomerations of Countries in Asia
The provinces and all urban municipalities and urban areas of a population of 7,500 or more (21+9kb).
The provinces and province capitals of the Iraq (16+11kb).
The provinces of Turkey and all cities exceeding 30,000 inhabitants (79+73kb).
www.citypopulation.de /Asia.html   (656 words)

 Definition of index.php?search=Turkey&limit=20&offset=80   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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www.wordiq.com /knowledge/index.php?search=Turkey&limit=20&offset=80   (339 words)

 Turkey Provinces
These, therefore, are the province populations used by the State Institute of Statistics to compute per capita GDP for 2001.
province, except for a few provinces created after this system was instituted (numbers greater than 74).
1918-03: By the treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Russia ceded the Armenian districts of Ardahan, Batum, and Kars to Turkey.
www.statoids.com /utr.html   (1375 words)

 Wilaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A wilaya is an administrative subdivision usually translated as province.
Note: The governorates of Iraq (muhafazah) are often translated as province, in opposite to official Iraqi documents and the general use for other arab countries.
The current provinces of Turkey are called il in turkish.
wilaya.area51.ipupdater.com   (157 words)

Turkey is the largest hazelnut producer in the world.
The size of hazelnut orchards, the amount of labor utilized, the age of hazelnut orchards, the number of orchards, and fertilizer and pesticide expenses were explanatory variables.
The model demonstrated that in order to increase hazelnut yields in Turkey, the number of orchards per hectare should be decreased, old hazelnut orchards removed, and new hazelnut orchards established in more suitable growing areas.
www.actahort.org /books/556/556_16.htm   (201 words)

 Serebella Contents Provinces of the Philippines---Provinces of Vanuatu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It uses material from the Wiktionary page "Province".
Maritime + provinces, so called because of its coastal location.
The region of Canada comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (and sometimes, mistakenly, Newfoundland and Labrador).
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/contains-352775-352778-Provinces_of_the_Philippines-Provinces_of_Vanuatu.html   (202 words)

 UNICEF Turkey / Resources / The First Children’s Forum / Why a Children’s Forum?
We are child delegates drawn from the 81 provinces of Turkey.
First, we formed our children’s commissions in all provinces under the guidance of the Social Services and Child Protection Agency (SHÇEK) in collaboration with UNICEF and the Ministries of National Education, the Interior, Health, and Labour.
In each province, our friends of varying backgrounds became familiar with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and expressed their concerns and wishes on these commissions.
www.unicef.org /turkey/cf/cr18b.html   (601 words)

 FAO Turkey: Country Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The preparation of the Plan requires prerequisites, as a consequence the Government of Turkey has requested FAO’s assistance through a TCP funded project to facilitate the preparation of the provincial Agricultural Master Plans.
Gümüşhane, located in the Eastern Anatolian Region, is among the less developed provinces of Turkey.
The Government of Turkey is in the process of an overall agricultural policy reform, including harmonizing of its agricultural institutions and procedures to the norms and requirements of the European Union, in view of its membership application.
www.un.org.tr /fao/act_agric.html   (401 words)

 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture and Tourism - City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The third biggest city in Turkey, İzmir lies at the beginning of a narow and long gulf surrounded by yachts and ships.
Adorned with palm trees along the wide coast line, İzmir is a modern center of industry.
The province of Muğla is located at the south of the Aegean Region and is founded at the skirts of the Asar (Hisar) Mountain spreading towards the plain and is a beautiful and clean tourism paradise with its original architecture, whitewashed walls, red roof tiled roofs, authentic chimneys and narrow streets.
goturkey.kultur.gov.tr /turizm_en.asp?belgeno=10418   (171 words)

Mount Ararat, in Agri province, is a special military zone and access permission must be obtained from the Turkish government through Turkish Embassies or Consulates before coming to Turkey.
Normally drivers who experience car troubles or accidents pull over by the side of the road and turn on their emergency lights to warn other drivers, but many drivers place a large rock or a pile of rocks on the road about 10-15 meters behind their vehicles instead of turning on their emergency lights.
Visit the website of Turkey’s national tourist office and national authority responsible for road safety and information concerning Turkish driving permits, vehicle inspection, road tax and mandatory insurance at http://www.turkey.org/.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1046.html   (3840 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Europe
Bird flu outbreaks in Turkey won't hurt the country's economy because the effect is limited to the poultry industry, which accounts for less than 1 percent of the gross domestic product, Vorkink said.
Turkey's situation has ``galvanized people's attention,'' James Adams, vice president of operational policy at the World Bank, said in an interview today.
Poultry outbreaks are confirmed in 13 of Turkey's 81 provinces and suspected outbreaks in 23 provinces are under investigation, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today in a televised speech.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000085&sid=aHftYejEv3h0&refer=europe   (710 words)

 Rize - All About Turkey
Rize is one of the smallest provinces of Turkey on the Black Sea coast but also one of the most important since it is the tea-industry center with processing and packing factories.
The city is built in an area where the bright green tea bushes cover entire mountainsides.
Rize is also the hometown of Mesut Yilmaz, one of the former Prime Ministers of Turkey, and leader of ANAP political party.
www.allaboutturkey.com /rize.htm   (304 words)

 Economic Growth and Convergence: an Application to the Provinces of Turkey, 1975-1995
This study examines whether the less developed provinces are converging in labor productivity levels and productivity growth rates with the richer provinces in Turkey.
The convergence rate is faster in the 1980-95 period of economic and financial liberalization than in the 1975-95 period.
Faster convergence rates are found for the somewhat homogenous relatively poorer and relatively richer provinces than for the total set of provinces.
ideas.repec.org /p/fth/ecrefo/9908.html   (318 words)

 Map showing Geology, Oil & Gas Fields, Provinces Europe - Turkey OFR 97-470I
Geologic province boundaries are delineated using data from a number of geologic maps and other tectonic and geographic data (see References).
Offshore province boundaries are defined by the 2000 meter bathymetric contour.
Selected provinces are currently being investigated, by Total Petroleum System analysis, and assessments are being made of the undiscovered oil and gas resource potential of these provinces.
pubs.usgs.gov /of/1997/ofr-97-470/OF97-470I/introduction.htm   (523 words)

 Reference.com/Web Search/Provinces Erzurum
Armenians were constantly leaving the Erzurum Province during the final...
Erzurum Province was a place of insecurity: In 1893, the caravan from Erzurum to
Erzurum, Kars, Agri, Igdir, Ardahan in Eastern Turkey...
www.reference.com /search?db=web&q=Provinces%20Erzurum   (207 words)

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