Siirt Province

Siirt Province
Siirt ili
Province of Turkey

Location of Siirt Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Southeast Anatolia
Subregion Mardin
  Electoral district Siirt
  Total 5,406 km2 (2,087 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
  Total 300,695
  Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0484
Vehicle registration 56

Siirt Province, (Turkish: Siirt ili, Arabic: محافظة سعرد, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Sêrt) is a province of Turkey, located in the southeast. The province borders Bitlis to the north, Batman to the west, Mardin to the southwest, Şırnak to the south, and Van to the east. It has an area of 5,406 km² and a total population of 300,695 (as of 2010). The provincial capital is the city of Siirt. The majority of the province's population is Arabic and Kurdish.[2]


Siirt province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold):


  1. Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
  2. Watts, Nicole F. (2010). Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey (Studies in Modernity and National Identity). Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-295-99050-7.

Coordinates: 37°55′48″N 42°16′13″E / 37.93000°N 42.27028°E / 37.93000; 42.27028

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