Çankırı Province is a province of Turkey, which lies close to the capital, Ankara. The provincial capital is Çankırı. Historically known as Gangra, about 140 km (87 mi) northeast of Ankara. It is situated about 800 m (2500 ft) above sea level.
Most industry is concentrated near the Çankırı city center and the town of Korgun. Other towns included in the larger industrial area of the city are Şabanözü, Çerkeş, Ilgaz, Kurşunlu, and Yapraklı.
Çankırı is primarily agricultural with wheat, beans, corn and tomatoes the most common crops.
Summers in Çankırı are hot with little rain. Winters are cold with rain and occasional snow.