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Sanliurfa

Sanliurfa is the 7th largest province of Turkey with its 18.765 km² area and the 9th biggest province in terms of population.


Sanliurfa is at the second place in Turkey with 898.160 Hectare in “cultivated” area.


In Sanliurfa, there are 13 districts with 3 districts in Central District, 26 municipalities, 30 sub-districts, 1.155 villages and 1.580 hamlet settlements.


 


POPULATION STRUCTURE OF THE PROVINCE BY YEARS


Year        Population of The Province       Growth Rate of The Province                Population of Turkey


1927                   207.487                                                                                                          13.648.270


1935                   229.614                                    % 10,66                                                          16.158.018


1940                   245.398                                    % 6,87                                                             17.820.950


1945                   263.855                                    % 7,52                                                             18.790.174


1950                   298.394                                    % 13,09                                                           20.947.188


1955                   348.199                                    %16,69                                                            24.064.763


1960                   401.919                                    %15,42                                       27.754.820


1965                   450.798                                    %12,16                                       31.391.421


1970                   538.131                                    %19,37                                       35.605.176


1975                   597.277                                    %10,99                                       40.347.719


1980                   602.736                                    % 0,91                                       44.736.957


1985                   795.034                                    % 31,90                                      50.664.458


1990                 1.001.455                                   % 25,96                                      56.473.035


1997                 1.311.334                                   % 30,90                                      63.745.000


2000                 1.443.422                                   %10.07                                       67.803.927


2007                 1.523.099                                   % 5.55                                       70.586.256


2008                 1.574.224                                   % 3,302                                      71.517.100


2009                 1.613.737                                   % 2,479                                      72.561.312


2011                 1.716.254                                   % 3,1                                         74.724.269


2012                 1.762.075                                   % 2,6                                         75.627.384


2015                 1.892.320                                   % 7,4                                         78.741.053


 


Populations of District, Municipality and Village of Sanliurfa in 2015


 



ACCORDING TO DISTRICTS, POPULATION of PROVINCE/COUNTY TOWN and TOWN/VILLAGE – 2015

 

Total

Şanlıurfa

                                   Total

                         Male

                            Female

Akçakale

102.350

52.199

50.151

Birecik

92.852

46.156

46.696

Bozova

54.775

27.211

27.564

Ceylanpınar

83.177

41.923

41.254

Eyyübiye

368.119

185.416

182.703

Halfeti

37.970

18.456

19.514

Haliliye

364.946

184.050

180.896

Harran

81.870

40.802

41.068

Hilvan

41.644

20.995

20.649

Karaköprü

132.530

66.350

66.180

Siverek

245.385

124.017

121.368

Suruç

101.964

51.310

50.654

Viranşehir

184.604

91.474

93.130

Total

1.892.320

950.493

941.827


 

 


 


As of end of December 2015, according to Address-Based Population Registration System (ABPRS):


The population of Şanlıurfa increased by 46.653 residents in 2015 compared to 2014 and became 1.892.320.


Population growth rate was 2,5% in 2015.


Sanliurfa is the 9th biggest province of Turkey in terms of population.


Sanliurfa has 22,5% of the population in the region of SAP (South-eastern Anatolia Project). After the province of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa has the second biggest population of the region.