Antalya, Turkey’s most populous province and is the fifth city. As of the end of 2019, the provincial population is 2,511,700. The area of the city is 20,177 km2. There are 115 people per km2 in the province. (The district with the highest density is Muratpaşa with 5067 people.) 19 districts and municipalities have 910 neighborhoods in these municipalities.
It is located completely to the west of the Mediterranean Region and was established between the Gulf of Antalya and the Western Taurus Mountains. Turkey is the fifth largest city in terms of area. There are Mediterranean provinces on the south, Muğla on the west, Burdur and Isparta on the north, Konya on the northeast, Karaman and Mersin on the east.
The city of Antalya has been developed rapidly, and the fifth most populous city in the province in parallel, today Turkey due to favorable climatic conditions and tourism events after 1980. Economic life in Antalya is largely based on trade, agriculture and tourism.
Antalya region from prehistory until today has housed many civilizations covered by the province and the province is located in the most ancient cities in Turkey. Respectively Lycians, Lydians, Pamfilyalılar, Pergamon, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Ottomans and finally in the capital of the Republic of Turkey has not dominated Antalya none of these civilizations.
The entire province is located in the Antalya Region of the Mediterranean Region and is within the sphere of influence of the Mediterranean climate. Except for the settlements, most of the provincial territory consists of plateaus covered with cereal fields.
The 3rd Infantry Training Brigade Command affiliated to the Turkish Armed Forces Land Forces Command and the Airfield Command affiliated to the Air Forces Command are located in Antalya.
Antalya is the host of the 2015 G-20 Summit and Expo 2016.