Eskisehir is a province of Turkey and the most populous twenty-fifth city. It was the Metropolitan Municipality by law issued in 1993. The population is 887,475 according to TUIK statistics in 2019. The city passing through the Porsuk River is a student city because of the presence of Osmangazi University, Eskişehir Technical University and Anadolu University.
Eskisehir bears the titles of The Cultural Capital of the Turkish World and UNESCO intangible cultural heritage capital in 2013.