Turkey

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 21,238,496
1960 27,553,280
1970 34,772,031
1980 43,905,790
1990 53,994,605
2000 63,240,157
2010 72,310,416
2020 82,255,782
2025 84,861,849
2050 95,819,428
2075 95,121,468
2100 87,982,813
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Turkey
Capital Ankara
Region Western Asia
ISO code TR
Statistical agency Turkish Statistical Institute


Administrative units

codebölgesi
> il (province)
capitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-10-22
census
population
2007-03-31
census
population
2014-12-31
admin.
MMarmara Bölgesi 73,027.5717,365,02720,724,95023,608,079
10Balıkesir İliBalıkesir14,472.731,076,3471,118,3131,189,057
11Bilecik İliBilecik4,306.77194,326203,777209,925
16Bursa İliBursa10,886.382,125,1402,439,8762,787,539
17Çanakkale İliÇanakkale9,950.43464,975476,128511,790
22Edirne İliEdirne6,097.91402,606396,462400,280
34İstanbul İliİstanbul5,315.3310,018,73512,573,83614,377,018
39Kırklareli İliKırklareli6,299.78328,461333,256343,723
41Kocaeli İliIzmit3,625.291,206,0851,437,9261,722,795
54Sakarya İliSakarya4,880.19756,168835,222932,706
59Tekirdağ İliTekirdağ6,342.30623,591728,396906,732
77Yalova İliYalova850.46168,593181,758226,514
EEge Bölgesi 89,997.238,938,7819,299,32210,023,549
03Afyonkarahisar İliAfyonkarahisar14,718.63812,416701,572706,371
09Aydın İliAydın7,904.43950,757946,9711,041,979
20Denizli İliDenizli11,804.19850,029907,325978,700
35İzmir İliİzmir (Smyrna)12,015.613,370,8663,739,3534,113,072
43Kütahya İliKütahya12,013.57656,903583,910571,554
45Manisa İliManisa13,228.501,260,1691,319,9201,367,905
48Muğla İliMuğla12,949.21715,328766,156894,509
64Uşak İliUşak5,363.09322,313334,115349,459
DAkdeniz Bölgesi 89,838.498,710,7978,906,4279,906,771
01Adana İliAdana14,045.561,854,2702,006,6502,165,595
07Antalya İliAntalya20,790.561,719,7511,789,2952,222,562
15Burdur İliBurdur7,134.95256,803251,181256,898
31Hatay İliAntakya (Antiochia)5,831.361,253,7261,386,2241,519,836
32Isparta İliIsparta8,871.08513,681419,845418,780
33Mersin İliMersin15,512.251,651,4001,595,9381,727,255
46Kahramanmaraş İliKahramanmaraş14,456.741,002,3841,004,4141,089,038
80Osmaniye İliOsmaniye3,195.99458,782452,880506,807
Cİç Anadolu Bölgesi 188,051.5611,608,86811,327,67512,381,363
06Ankara İliAnkara25,401.944,007,8604,466,7565,150,072
18Çankırı İliÇankırı7,491.89270,355174,012183,550
26Eskişehir İliEskişehir13,902.03706,009724,849812,320
38Kayseri İliKayseri17,109.331,060,4321,165,0881,322,376
40Kırşehir İliKırşehir6,530.32253,239223,170222,707
42Konya İliKonya40,813.522,192,1661,959,0822,108,808
50Nevşehir İliNevşehir5,391.64309,914280,058286,250
51Niğde İliNiğde7,365.29348,081331,677343,898
58Sivas İliSivas28,567.34755,091638,464623,116
66Yozgat İliYozgat14,074.09682,919492,127432,560
68Aksaray İliAksaray7,965.51396,084366,109384,252
70Karaman İliKaraman8,868.90243,210226,049240,362
71Kırıkkale İliKırıkkale4,569.76383,508280,234271,092
NKaradeniz Bölgesi 116,239.688,439,2137,462,4517,597,794
05Amasya İliAmasya5,703.78365,231328,674321,913
08Artvin İliArtvin7,367.10191,934168,092169,674
14Bolu İliBolu8,323.39270,654270,417284,789
19Çorum İliÇorum12,796.21597,065549,828527,220
28Giresun İliGiresun6,831.58523,819417,505429,984
29Gümüşhane İliGümüşhane6,437.01186,953130,825146,353
37Kastamonu İliKastamonu13,157.98375,476360,366368,907
52Ordu İliOrdu5,952.49887,765715,409724,268
53Rize İliRize3,921.98365,938316,252329,779
55Samsun İliSamsun9,364.101,209,1371,228,9591,269,989
57Sinop İliSinop5,816.55225,574198,412204,526
60Tokat İliTokat10,072.62828,027620,722597,920
61Trabzon İliTrabzon4,664.04975,137740,569766,782
67Zonguldak İliZonguldak3,309.86615,599615,890598,796
69Bayburt İliBayburt3,739.0897,35876,60980,607
74Bartın İliBartın2,080.36184,178182,131189,405
78Karabük İliKarabük4,108.80225,102218,463231,333
81Düzce İliDüzce2,592.95314,266323,328355,549
ODoğu Anadolu Bölgesi 146,329.656,137,4145,694,5825,927,630
04Ağrı İliAğrı11,498.67528,744530,879549,435
12Bingöl İliBingöl8,253.51253,739251,552266,019
13Bitlis İliBitlis7,094.50388,678327,886338,023
23Elazığ İliElazığ9,281.45569,616541,258568,753
24Erzincan İliErzincan11,727.55316,841213,538223,633
25Erzurum İliErzurum25,330.90937,389784,941763,320
30Hakkari İliHakkari7,178.88236,581246,469276,287
36Kars İliKars10,139.09325,016312,205296,466
44Malatya İliMalatya12,102.70853,658722,065769,544
49Muş İliMuş8,067.16453,654405,509411,216
62Tunceli İliTunceli7,685.6693,58484,02286,527
65Van İliVan19,414.14877,524979,6711,085,542
75Ardahan İliArdahan4,967.63133,756112,721100,809
76Iğdır İliIğdır3,587.81168,634181,866192,056
SGüneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi 76,509.086,608,6197,170,8498,250,718
02Adıyaman İliAdıyaman7,606.16623,811582,762597,835
21Diyarbakır İliDiyarbakır15,204.011,362,7081,460,7141,635,048
27Gaziantep İliGaziantep6,844.841,285,2491,560,0231,889,466
47Mardin İliMardin8,806.04705,098745,778788,996
56Siirt İliSiirt5,473.29263,676291,528318,366
63Şanlıurfa İliŞanlıurfa19,336.211,443,4221,523,0991,845,667
72Batman İliBatman4,659.21456,734472,487557,593
73Şırnak İliŞırnak7,151.57353,197416,001488,966
79Kilis İliKilis1,427.76114,724118,457128,781
 total 779,993.2767,808,71970,586,25677,695,904
source: State Institute of Statistics (SIS), Turkey.
note: end 2014 data based on address based population registration system.
note: Ege Bolgesi = Aegean Region; Akdeniz B. = Mediterranean R.; Ic Anadolu B. = Central Anatolian R.; Karadeniz B. = Black Sea R.; Dogu Anadolu B. = Eastern Anatolian R.; Guneydogu Anadolu B. = Southeastern Anatolian R.

Main cities

namepopulation
1990-10-21
census
population
2000-10-22
census
population
2012-12-31
admin.
latitude /
longitude
Istanbul [MM]6,629,4318,803,46813,710,51241.02/28.96
Ankara [MM]2,583,9633,203,3624,630,73539.91/32.79
Izmir [MM]1,758,7802,232,2653,401,99438.41/27.14
Bursa [MM]834,5761,194,6871,734,70540.17/29.08
Adana [MM]916,1501,130,7101,636,22937.00/35.33
Kocaeli (Izmit) [MM]190,741195,6991,527,40740.92/29.92
Gaziantep [MM]603,434853,5131,438,37337.08/37.33
Konya [MM]513,346742,6901,107,88637.87/32.48
Antalya [MM]378,208603,1901,073,79436.91/30.69
Kayseri [MM]425,776536,3921,004,27638.75/35.92
Diyarbakir [MM]373,810545,983892,71337.92/40.22
Mersin (Icel) [MM]422,357537,842876,95836.73/34.64
Eskisehir [MM]413,082482,793659,92439.67/31.17
Sakarya (Adapazari) [MM]272,039283,752590,49840.75/30.58
Samsun [MM]304,176363,180547,77841.25/36.33
Şanlıurfa276,528385,588526,24737.25/39.00
Denizli203,741275,480525,49737.70/29.25
Kahramanmaraş228,129326,198443,57538.00/37.00
Malatya270,412381,081426,38138.50/38.00
Erzurum [MM]242,391361,235384,39939.91/41.28
Van155,623284,464370,19038.50/43.50
Batman147,347246,678348,96337.88/41.12
Elazig204,603266,495347,85738.50/39.50
Sivas223,115251,776312,58739.75/37.02
Manisa158,928214,345309,05038.61/27.42
Balikesir170,589215,436267,90339.75/28.00
Tarsus187,508216,382245,671 
Trabzon161,886214,949243,73540.92/39.83
Çorlu74,681141,525235,354 
Corum116,810161,321231,14640.50/34.75
Kütahya130,944166,665224,89839.25/29.50
Adiyaman100,045178,538217,46337.75/38.25
Hatay (Antakya)123,871144,910216,96036.20/36.16
Osmaniye122,307173,977209,25537.25/36.25
Isparta112,117148,496198,38537.76/30.55
Aydin107,011143,267195,95137.84/27.85
Kirikkale185,431205,078192,47339.83/33.75
Usak105,270137,001187,88638.50/29.42
Afyonkarahisar95,643128,516186,99138.76/30.54
Aksaray90,698129,949186,59938.50/33.83
Iskenderun154,807159,149184,833 
İnegöl71,120105,959177,617 
Tekirdag80,442107,191150,11241.00/27.50
Edirne102,345119,298148,47441.25/26.67
Ordu102,107112,525147,91340.83/37.50
Kızıltepe60,134113,143147,585 
Karaman76,525105,384141,63037.18/33.22
Duzce65,20956,649135,557 
Siirt68,32098,281135,35037.93/41.94
Tokat83,058113,100132,43740.42/36.58
Bolu61,50984,565131,26440.67/31.58
Turgutlu73,63493,727122,383 
Bandirma77,44497,419122,010 
Siverek63,049126,820120,556 
Nigde55,03578,088118,18637.97/34.68
Kirsehir73,53888,105114,244 
Nazilli80,277105,665111,298 
Canakkale53,99575,810111,137 
Karabük105,373100,749110,53741.25/32.50
Zonguldak117,975104,276109,08041.25/31.83
Ceyhan85,308108,602107,891 
Agri58,03879,764107,839 
Akhisar73,94481,510107,086 
Cizre50,02369,591106,831 
Luleburgaz52,38479,002105,279 
Alanya52,46088,346104,573 
Rize52,74378,144104,508 
Yalova65,82370,118102,874 
Ereğli66,85979,486102,828 
Polatli60,15879,992101,012 
Giresun67,60483,636100,712 
Nizip58,60471,629100,488 
Manavgat38,49871,67999,254 
Eregli74,28382,63398,663 
Salihli70,86183,13798,618 
Bingol41,59068,87698,424 
Erzincan91,772107,17596,474 
Kastamonu51,56064,60696,217 
Viranşehir57,461121,38295,896 
Elbistan54,74171,50095,037 
Gemlik50,23763,71092,942 
Nevsehir52,71967,86492,068 
Amasya57,08774,39391,874 
Nusaybin49,67174,11088,047 
Bafra65,60083,73387,854 
Mardin53,00565,07286,94837.31/40.72
Kilis84,07770,67085,119 
Çerkezköy....84,234 
Silopi23,43051,19984,157 
Fethiye37,46650,68984,053 
Kadirli55,06165,22783,618 
Iğdır38,91759,88082,656 
Mus44,01967,92781,764 
Erciş40,48170,88181,212 
Kozan54,45175,83379,943 
Yozgat50,33573,93078,328 
Ünye45,71661,55278,227 
Kars78,45578,47378,100 
Soma49,97760,67476,305 
Odemis51,62061,89675,577 
Dörtyol47,14453,59775,110 
source: State Institute of Statistics (SIS), Turkey.
note: end 2012 data based on address based population registration system.
note: MM = metropolitan municipality (the city is divided over more than one municipality).