Similarly, Kocaeli is only the name of a province, not the name of that province's capital city which is İzmit (Nicomedia in Ancient Greek).
While the term 'city' denotes an undivided settlement with a larger population than a town or a village, a province is an administrative division which is the sum of uninhabited areas (farms, forests, lakes) and human settlements (cities, towns, villages).
Likewise, there can be multiple cities within the borders of a province. For example, Konya Province was named after its administrative center Konya. However, there are also other cities within Konya province such as Beyşehir, Akşehir and Seydişehir ('şehir' means city in Turkish).
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