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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 2021

 

 

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.