Place:Şanlıurfa, Turkey

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NameŞanlıurfa
Alt namesŞanlıurfasource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Located inTurkey
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Şanlıurfa Province (Arabic الرها Ar-Ruhā, ,) or simply Urfa Province is a province in southeastern Turkey. The city of Şanlıurfa is the capital of the province which bears its name. The population is 1,663,371 (2010 census).

Population in 1990 was 1,001,455; 551,124 in the district centers, 450,331 in rural villages. By 2000, the population of Şanlıurfa province had grown to 1,436,956 and that of Şanlıurfa city, 829,000.

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See Şanlıurfa and Edessa, Mesopotamia.

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