|Alt names||Van||source: Wikipedia|
|Van Ili||source: Getty Vocabulary Program|
|Van Vilayeti||source: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)|
|See also||Doğu Anadolu,||removed name of Region|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Van Province is a province in eastern Turkey, between Lake Van and the Iranian border. It is 19,069 km2 in area and had a population of 1,035,418 at the end of 2010.
Its adjacent provinces are Bitlis to the west, Siirt to the southwest, Şırnak and Hakkâri to the south, and Ağrı to the north. The capital is the city of Van.