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Coordinates: 40°02′27″N 26°33′37″E / 40.04083°N 26.56028°E / 40.04083; 26.56028 Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Province (Turkish: Çanakkale
Çanakkale
ili) is a province of Turkey, located in the northwestern part of the country. It takes its name from the town of Çanakkale. Like Istanbul, Çanakkale
Çanakkale
province has a European (Thrace) and an Asian (Anatolia) part. The European part is formed by the Gallipoli (Gelibolu) peninsula, while the Asian part is largely coterminous with the historic region of Troad
Troad
in Anatolia. They are separated by the Dardanelles
Dardanelles
strait, connecting the Sea of Marmara
Sea of Marmara
and the Aegean Sea. The archaeological site of Troy
Troy
is found in Çanakkale
Çanakkale
province.

Contents

1 Short history 2 Agriculture 3 Districts 4 Gallery 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Short history[edit] In the early Turkish Republic, the Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Province came into existence with the abolition of the Ottoman-era sanjaks of Biga and Gelibolu. According to a population census in 1927, Çanakkale
Çanakkale
had 8,500 inhabitants, except its neighbouring villages. It is recorded that Çanakkale, which was also called as "Hellespontos" and "Dardanelles" in ancient times, has accommodated to many civilizations for about 3,000 years. Even the Archaic Troy
Troy
(Troia) city, where was governed by Lydians and destroyed by the devastating earthquake in 2500 BC, has ruins in today. In 336 BC, Persian Empire
Persian Empire
which became the crucial power in Anatolia
Anatolia
and was conducted by Alexander the Great that aimed to extend ancient Greece all over the world, was defeated. Also with the ruin of the Anatolian beylik of Karesi, most of the territory of Canakkale was conquered in the Ottoman era, with the assistance of the castles in remuneration for helping to Byzantine Empire, locating Gelibolu. Afterwards, the Canakkale strait was given to the Ottoman Empire. Agriculture[edit] The province of Çanakkale
Çanakkale
is a notable region for viticulture and winemaking in Turkey. The region between Saros Gulf
Saros Gulf
and Gelibolu
Gelibolu
on the Gallipoli
Gallipoli
peninsula is cultivated with vineyards.[2] Wine producer "Suvla" is located in .[3] Districts[edit] Çanakkale
Çanakkale
province is divided into 12 districts (capital district in bold):

Ayvacık Bayramiç Biga Bozcaada Çan Çanakkale Eceabat Ezine Gelibolu Gökçeada Lapseki Yenice

Gallery[edit]

Çanakkale

Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Trojan Horse

A ferry going from the town of Çanakkale
Çanakkale
to Gallipoli
Gallipoli
peninsula

A view of Çanakkale
Çanakkale
from the Dardanelles

Historical clock tower in Çanakkale
Çanakkale
town center

See also[edit]

List of populated places in Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Province

References[edit]

^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces ^ Akyol, Cahit (2005-06-04). "İşte Türkiye'nin şaraplık üzüm haritası". Hürriyet
Hürriyet
(in Turkish). Retrieved 2015-07-28.  ^ "Çanakkale'den Yepyeni Bir Şarap Markası: 'Suvla'" (in Turkish). Çanakkale'nin Rehberi. Retrieved 2015-07-28. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Province.

(in Turkish) Çanakkale
Çanakkale
governor's official website (in Turkish) Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Belediyesi (in Turkish) Çanakkale (in English) Çanakkale
Çanakkale
weather forecast information (in English) Pictures of the capital of the province and its sights

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Çanakkale
Çanakkale
Province of Turkey

Districts

Ayvacık Bayramiç Biga Bozcaada Çan Çanakkale Eceabat Ezine Gelibolu Gökçeada Lapseki Yenice

List of Provinces by Region

Istanbul

Istanbul

West Marmara

Balıkesir Çanakkale Edirne Kırklareli Tekirdağ

Aegean

Afyonkarahisar Aydın Denizli İzmir Kütahya Manisa Muğla Uşak

East Marmara

Bilecik Bolu Bursa Düzce Eskişehir Kocaeli Sakarya Yalova

West Anatolia

Ankara Karaman Konya

Mediterranean

Adana Antalya Burdur Hatay Isparta Kahramanmaraş Mersin Osmaniye

Central Anatolia

Aksaray Kayseri Kırıkkale Kırşehir Nevşehir Niğde Sivas Yozgat

West Black Sea

Amasya Bartın Çankırı Çorum Karabük Kastamonu Samsun Sinop Tokat Zonguldak

East Black Sea

Artvin Giresun Gümüşhane Ordu Rize Trabzon

Northeast Anatolia

Ağrı Ardahan Bayburt Erzincan Erzurum Iğdır Kars

Central East Anatolia

Bingöl Bitlis Elazığ Hakkâri Malatya Muş Tunceli Van

Southeast Anatolia

Adıyaman Batman Diyarbakır Gaziantep Kilis Mardin Siirt Şanlıurfa Şırnak

Metropolitan municipalities are bolded.

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Provinces of Turkey

Adana Adıyaman Afyonkarahisar Ağrı Aksaray Amasya Ankara Antalya Ardahan Artvin Aydın Balıkesir Bartın Batman Bayburt Bilecik Bingöl Bitlis Bolu Burdur Bursa Çanakkale Çankırı Çorum Denizli Diyarbakır Düzce Edirne Elazığ Erzincan Erzurum Eskişehir Gaziantep Giresun Gümüşhane Hakkâri Hatay Iğdır Isparta Istanbul İzmir Kahramanmaraş Karabük Karaman Kars Kastamonu Kayseri Kilis Kırıkkale Kırklareli Kırşehir Kocaeli Konya Kütahya Malatya Manisa Mardin Mersin Muğla Muş Nevşehir Niğde Ordu Osmaniye Rize Sakarya Samsun Siirt Sinop Sivas Şanlıurfa Şırnak Tekirdağ Tokat Trabzon Tunceli Uşak Van Yalova Yozgat Zonguldak

Metropolitan municipa

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