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Sanliurfa Province

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Şanlıurfa Province or simply Urfa Province is a province in southeastern Turkey. The city of Şanlıurfa is the capital of the province which bears its name. The population is 1,845,667 (2015 census).The province is famous for its Abrahamic sites such as Balıklıgöl, where Prophet Abraham was cast by Nimrod into fire that is believed to have turned to water, and Mevlid-i Halil Mosque where Abraham was born in the cave next to the mosque. Also lying within the district, approximately 12 km (7 mi) northeast of the city of Şanlıurfa, is the pre-historic site of Göbekli Tepe, where continuing excavations have unearthed 12,000 year-old sancturies dating from the early Neolithic period, considered to be the oldest temples in the world, predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years.Population in 1990 was 1,001,455; 551,124 in the district centers, 450,331 in rural villages. By 2000, the population of Şanlıurfa province had grown to 1,436,956 and that of Şanlıurfa city, 829,000.DistrictsŞanlıurfa province is divided into 11 districts (capital district in bold): Şanlıurfa (Central district. In 2014 it was split into three districts: Eyyübiye, Haliliye and Karaköprü) Akçakale Birecik Bozova Ceylanpınar Halfeti Harran Hilvan Siverek Suruç Viranşehir
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