Turkey Phone Area Codes And Earthquake Alert Zones
Geographical Regions Of Turkey Area Codes
- Black Sea Region (Trabzon)
- Marmara Region (Istanbul)
- Central Anatolia Region (Ankara)
- Eastern Anatolia Region (Diyarbakir)
- Aegean Region (Izmir)
- Mediterranean Region (Antalya)
- South East Anatolia Region (Hatay)
For Turkey Domestic And International Call Instructions
- International telephone country code for Turkey is 90 or +90
- For outside Turkey dial.......... 00 90 + area code + phone number.
- For inside Turkey dial.......... 0 + area code + phone number.
Turkish Province List And 81 Area Codes
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Some Striking Facts 2020
- 48% of total 3342 provinces/districts 1.grade, 21% 2.grade, 16% 3.Grade, 12% 4.grade and 3% 5.the degree is located within the earthquake zone. (1.the degree States the most risky situation.)
- 66% of the country's territory is 1. and 2.11 large cities with a population of over one million, 70% of the country's population and 75% of the large industrial facilities are at risk of earthquakes.
- 86% of housing units in Turkey are 1.grade, 25% 2.the degree is located in the earthquake zone.
- About 34 million of the 82 million population, 43% 1.degree, about 22 million, 30% 2.it lives in a highly earthquake zone. Istanbul is 17 million population 2020.
There have been a total of 28 major earthquake disasters in Turkey since 1903
Turkey has experienced 28 major earthquakes, according to data compiled from the Anka's Kandilli Observatory. About 80 thousand people lost their lives in these earthquakes. The chronology of the earthquake in Turkey since 1903 reads:
- 1903 Malazgirt: one of the first earthquakes measured by seismic instruments, this earthquake killed 2,626 people. The magnitude of the quake was set at 6.7.
- 1912 Murefte: 216 people died and 466 were injured in this earthquake which had a magnitude of 7.3.
- 1930 Hakkari: 2 thousand 514 people died in this earthquake which took place in the border region of Hakkari. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.2.
- 1939 Erzincan: Erzincan earthquake, which is the most severe earthquake Turkey has experienced in this century, is still in memory. The death toll described in this disaster that hit the people of Erzincan during the most violent days of winter is 32,962. After this 7.9 magnitude earthquake, nationwide mourning was declared. Aid convoys, also battling the cold, were able to reach the earthquake victims only two days later. For the first time, measures against earthquakes were discussed; newspapers wrote about how to live with earthquakes.
- 1942 Niksar / Erbaa: magnitude 7.0 in this earthquake close to 3 thousand people died, approximately 6 thousand 300 people were injured.
- 1943 Tosya / Ladik: the magnitude of this earthquake, which cost 2,824 people their lives, was measured as 7.2.
- 1944 Bolu / Gerede: 7,2 magnitude earthquake killed 3,959 people, many people were left homeless.
- 1946 Varto / Hinis: 839 people died and 349 were injured in this earthquake at the beginning of summer.
- 1966 Varto: in this most severe earthquake Varto encountered, 2,394 people died and 489 people were injured. This earthquake with a depth of 26 km was 6.9 on the Richter scale. Varto experienced the previous year and calculated to be 4.0 magnitude in this earthquake 12 people lost their lives.
- 1970 Gediz: 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Gediz revealed the disaster table: one thousand 86 dead, one thousand 260 injured.
- 1975 Lice: 385 people died and 3,339 people were injured, according to the Richter Scale magnitude of the earthquake 6.9.
- 1976 Çaldıran / Muradiye: the magnitude of this earthquake, which is one of the largest earthquakes experienced, was measured as 7.2. The casualties were 3,840. 497 people were injured, many homeless.
- 1983 Erzurum / Kars: 6.8 magnitude earthquake caused extensive damage and loss of life. One thousand 155 people were killed and one thousand 142 were injured in the earthquake.
- 1992 Erzincan: this earthquake, which hit Tunceli along with Erzincan, was 6.8 magnitude. 653 people died in the earthquake. The number of casualties was 3,850.
- 1995 Dinar: the death toll in the 5.9 magnitude earthquake is 94.
- 1998 Ceyhan: the 6.3 magnitude earthquake affected all of Adana, especially Ceyhan. 310 people were injured in the earthquake, which killed 84 people, and hundreds of homes were damaged.
- 1999 Istanbul / Kocaeli: one of the biggest disasters experienced by Turkey was the 7.4 magnitude earthquake, after the largest earthquake, 17 thousand 127 people lost their lives, 43 thousand 953 people were injured and 73 thousand 342 buildings damaged.
As Istanbul ranks the highest and deadliest earthquake zone in Turkey it sits on the major earthquake cluster beneath the Marmara sea stretching all the way to the Black sea, experts predict an upcoming disaster in the 2020's and onward.
- 1999 Bolu / Düzce: 7.2 magnitude earthquake, 845 people died, 4 thousand 948 people survived as injured.
- 2000 Çankırı: the first earthquake of the new century took place at a magnitude of 6.1. 2 people died in the earthquake, thousand 766 people were injured.
- 2000 Opium: 5.8 magnitude earthquake killed 6 people and injured 547 people.
- 2003 Tunceli: the earthquake took place with a intensity of 6.2, one person was killed and 7 people were injured.
- 2003 Bingol: the death toll in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake is 176 and the number of injured is 520.
- 2004 Erzurum: the death toll in the 5.1 magnitude earthquake is 9, the number of injured is 20.
- 2004 Ağrı: the death toll in the 5.1 magnitude earthquake is 18 and the number of injured is 32.
- 2005 Hakkari: 5.5 magnitude earthquake death toll 2, number of injured 5.
- 2010 Elagığ: 51 dead, 74 wounded, severity 6.0.
- 2011 Kütahya: 5.9 magnitude earthquake.
- 2011 Van: earthquake that occurred.(ROC).
The lowest risk areas in Turkey are Antalya, Ankara, Aksaray, Konya, Mersin, Karaman and Niğde.