Place:Isparta, Turkey

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NameIsparta
Alt namesHamitabatsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
ıIspartasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VI, 421
ıIsparta provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Isbartasource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) p 554
Ispartasource: Wikipedia
Isparta Ilisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Isparta Vilayetisource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeProvince
Coordinates38.0°N 31.0°E
Located inTurkey
See alsoAkdeṅiz kıiyıisıi,removed name of Region
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Isparta Province is a province in southwestern Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Afyon to the northwest, Burdur to the southwest, Antalya to the south, and Konya to the east. It has an area of 8,993 km² and a population of 448,298 up from 434,771 (1990). The provincial capital is Isparta.

The province is well known for its apples, sour cherries, grapes, roses and rose products, and carpets. The best fertile lands are in the area named Uluborlu. The province is situated in the Göller Bölgesi (Lakes Area) of Turkey's Mediterranean Region and has many freshwater lakes.

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