Malatya Province

Malatya Province
Malatya ili
Province of Turkey

Location of Malatya Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Central East Anatolia
Subregion Malatya
  Electoral district Malatya
  Total 12,313 km2 (4,754 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
  Total 740,643
  Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0422
Vehicle registration 44

Malatya Province (Turkish: Malatya ili) is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya (in Hittite: Milid or Maldi, meaning "city of honey"). Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province had a population of 853,658 according to the results of 2000 census, whereas in 2010 it had a population of 740,643. The provincial center, the city of Malatya, has a population of 426,381 (2010).Turks are majority in the province.[2]


Malatya is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.


Malatya province is divided into 14 districts (capital district in bold):

Local sites


  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
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Coordinates: 38°29′03″N 38°08′11″E / 38.48417°N 38.13639°E / 38.48417; 38.13639

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