Diyarbakır is a province in eastern Turkey. The province covers an area of 15,355km² and the population is 1,494,321. As of the 2000 census it had a population of 1,362,708.
Its adjacent provinces are Elazığ to the northwest, Malatya and Adıyaman to the west,Şanlıurfa to the southwest, Mardin to the south, Batman to the east, Muş to the east,Bingöl to the northeast. The capital is the city of Diyarbakır.