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Encyclopedia > Sivas Province
Sivas Province
Location of Sivas Province
Location of Sivas Province in Turkey
Overview
Region: Central Anatolia Region, Turkey
Area: 28,488 (km²)
Total Population 810,989 TUIK 2006 (est)
Licence plate code: 58
Area code: 0368
Governor Website http://www.sivas.gov.tr
Weather forecast turkeyforecast.com/weather/sivas

The province of Sivas (Kurdish: Sêwas) is located at the eastern part of the Central Anatolian region of Turkey; it is the second largest province in Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Yozgat to the west, Kayseri to the southwest, Kahramanmaraş to the south, Malatya to the southeast, Erzincan to the east, Giresun to the northeast, and Ordu to the north. Its capital is Sivas. Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1056 × 816 pixels, file size: 37 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of the districts of Sivas province in Turkey. ... Below each region you will find associated Cities with the region. ... Central Anatolia Region Central Anatolia Region (İç Anadolu Bölgesi) // Central Anatolia Region Aksaray Province Ankara Province Çankırı Province EskiÅŸehir Province Karaman Province Kayseri Province Kırıkkale Province KırÅŸehir Province Konya Province NevÅŸehir Province NiÄŸde Province Sivas Province Yozgat Province The best contry is... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... Turkish car number plates are license plates found on Turkish vehicles. ... Turkey went from six (2+4) to seven digits (3+4) local phone numbers c. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... The Kurdish language is the language spoken by Kurds. ... This article is about two nested areas of Turkey, a plateau region within a peninsula. ... Shows the Location of the Province Yozgat Yozgat is a province in central Turkey. ... The Kayseri Province, in central Turkey, is an area that has been linked with mythological stories as well as important figures in Turkish history. ... Location of the Province KahramanmaraÅŸ KahramanmaraÅŸ (or simply MaraÅŸ) is a province of Turkey. ... Malatya Province is a province in Anatolia (Turkey). ... Erzincan (also Erzingan or Erzinjan, ÔµÖ€Õ¦Õ¶Õ¯Õ¡ (Erznka) in Armenian) is the capital of Erzincan Province in the eastern Anatolian region of Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Giresun Giresun is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. ... Location of Ordu Province Ordu is a province of Turkey, located on the Black Sea coast. ... Sivas (Greek: Σεβάστεια) is the provincial capital of Sivas Province in Turkey. ...


The majority of Sivas Province shares the climate of the Central Anatolian Region in which the summer seasons are hot and dry while winter seasons are cold and snowy. However, the northern part of the province shares the Black Sea Climate while the eastern portion shares the climate of the Eastern Anatolian higher region. For other uses, see Black Sea (disambiguation). ...


This province is noted for its thermal springs.


Districts

Sivas province is divided into 17 districts (capital district in bold): The provinces of Turkey are divided into 923 districts (ilçeler; sing. ...

  • Akıncılar
  • Altınyayla
  • Divriği
  • Doğanşar
  • Gemerek
  • Gölova
  • Gürün
  • Hafik
  • İmranlı

Akıncılar is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey Categories: | ... Altınyayla is a town and a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Divriği is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Doğanşar is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Gemerek is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Gölova is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Hafik is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... İmranlı is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... The Kangal Dog is the national dog breed of Turkey. ... Koyulhisar is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Şarkışla is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Sivas is the provincial capital of Sivas Province in Turkey. ... Suşehri is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Ulaş is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Yıldızeli is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Zara is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ...

History

The route of the Silk Road and the Persian Royal Road run through Sivas. The Silk Road extending from Southern Europe through Arabia, Egypt, Persia, India till China. ... The Persian Royal Road was an ancient highway built by the Persian king Darius I in the 5th Century BCE. Darius built the road to facilitate rapid communication throughout his very large empire from Susa to Sardis. ...


According to the written historical sources, the region of Sivas province was first inhabited during the period of the Hittite civilization by the beginning of 2000 BC and became an important settlement. The region then encountered the reign of Phrygian, Lydian, Assyrian, Roman, Byzantine, Seljukian, Danişment, Ilhanlı, Eretna and Ottoman civilizations. Relief of Suppiluliuma II, last known king of the Hittite Empire The Hittites were an ancient people from KaneÅ¡ who spoke an Indo-European language, and established a kingdom centered at Hattusa (Hittite URU) in north-central Anatolia from the 18th century BC. In the 14th century BC, the Hittite... (Redirected from 2000 BC) (21st century BC - 20th century BC - 19th century BC - other centuries) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC) Events 2064 - 1986 BC -- Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt 2000 BC -- Farmers and herders travel south from Ethiopia and settle in Kenya. ... In antiquity, Phrygia (Greek: ) was a kingdom in the west central part of the Anatolia. ... Lydia (Greek ) is a historic region of western Anatolia, congruent with Turkeys modern provinces of Ä°zmir and Manisa. ... For other uses, see Assyria (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Roman Empire (disambiguation). ... Byzantine redirects here. ... The Seljuk coat of arms was a double headed eagle The Seljuk Turks (also Seldjuk, Seldjuq, Seljuq; in modern Turkish Selçuklular; in Persian سلجوقيان SaljÅ«qiyān; in Arabic سلجوق SaljÅ«q, or السلاجقة al-Salājiqa) were a major branch of the Oghuz Turks and a dynasty that ruled parts of... The Danishmend dynasty was a Turcoman dynasty ruling in eastern Anatolia in the 11th and 12th centuries. ... Ottoman redirects here. ...


The foundations of the modern Turkish Republic were laid in the Sivas Congress assembled on 4 September 1919, during the presidency of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, thus making the province of Sivas important to the history of the Turkish nation. This article is about the Republic of Turkey. ... Sivas Congress was an assembly of the Turkish National Movement held from 4 September to 11 September 1919 in the city of Sivas, in central-eastern Turkey, that united delegates from all Anatolian provinces of the Ottoman Empire, which was defunct at the time in practical terms. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... “Mustafa Kemal” redirects here. ...


External links

  • Sivaslılar Vakfı - Everything about Sivas and Sivas Culture
  • Bizim Sivas - Sivas' Biggest Local Newspaper
  • The Football Team of Sivas City - Sivasspor - supporters meet here

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