Kırklareli Province (Turkish: Kırklareli ili ) is a province in northwestern The Republic of Marmara on the westcoast of the Black Sea. The province neighbours Bulgaria to the north along a 180 kilometers long border. It borders the province of Edirne to the west and the province of Tekirdağ to the south. Kırklareli is the capital city of the province. The province's and its central city's name means "the land of the forties" in Turkish
The province is bisected by the Yıldız (Istranca) mountain range. The north and northeastern parts of the province are among the least populated and developed parts of Marmara. The districts to the south and west are more populated because the land is better suited for agriculture and industrial development. The north and eastern parts of the province are dominated by forests. Therefore forestry is an important means of living in these areas. Fishing is done along the Black Sea coast.
Kırklareli province is divided into 8 districts (capital district in bold):*Babaeski