Osmaniye is a Turkish province located in southern
It became a province in 1996. A small part of the
province was part of Adana Province, the rest being in eastern Adana.
covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 497,907
(2006 est). The population was 458,782 in 2000.
capital of the province is Osmaniye
(Population:181.000). The next largest towns are Kadirli
(Population:79.000) and Düziçi
Osmaniye province is divided into 7 districts
(capital district in
Historical sites and ruins
- Karatepe - Aslantaş (Domuztepe-Pınarözü) -
Famous people from Osmaniye
Image:HierapolisCastabalaBasilika.jpg|Ancient city of Hierapolis
Storm God in Karatepe-Aslantaş Late Hittite FortressImage:Osmaniye
01.jpg|A view from the city of Osmaniye