Coordinates: 37°04′29″N 37°23′51″E / 37.07472°N 37.39750°E / 37.07472; 37.39750Coordinates: 37°04′29″N 37°23′51″E / 37.07472°N 37.39750°E / 37.07472; 37.39750
Country Turkey
Province Gaziantep
  Mayor Muhammet Rıdvan Fadıloğlu (AKP)
  Kaymakam Haluk Tunçu
  District 1,198.70 km2 (462.82 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 638,460
  District 672,159
  District density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Website www.sehitkamil.bel.tr

Şehitkamil is a district of Gaziantep Province of Turkey. It is part of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality. It contains the old city, including Gaziantep Castle, as well as the University of Gaziantep. The population is 593,958 as of 2010. On 20 August 2012, a bomb attack occurred, killing at least eight and wounding nearly 64 people.[3]

See also


  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
  2. "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. "PKK bombing kills 8, injures 64 in Turkey near Syrian border". Hurriyet Daily News. Istanbul. 20 August 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2012.

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