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Bayburt Province (Turkish: Bayburt ili) is a province of Turkey. Located in the Northeast Anatolia region of the country, the capital city is Bayburt, and with a population of 74,412 is the least-populous province in Turkey.

Bayburt Province

Bayburt ili
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionNortheast Anatolia
SubregionErzurum
Government
 • Electoral districtBayburt
Area
 • Total3,652 km2 (1,410 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total82,274
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Area code(s)0458
Vehicle registration69

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GeographyEdit

Bayburt is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

DistrictsEdit

Bayburt province is divided into 3 districts (capital district in bold):

Historical placesEdit

The most important places in Bayburt Province are:[2]

  • Bayburt Tower
  • Saruhan Tower
  • Aydıntepe underground city
  • Mausoleum of Dede Korkut
  • Mausoleum of Şehit Osman
  • Traditional Bayburt houses
  • Ulu Mosque
  • Pulur (Gökçedere) Ferahşat Bey Mosque
  • Sünür (Çayıryolu) Kutlu Bey Mosque
  • Yukarı Hınzeverek (Çatalçeşme) Mosque
  • Bedesten (covered bazaar)
  • Varzahan Armenian Church

Cities and townsEdit

ClimateEdit

The climate is described as Humid Continental by the Köppen Climate System, abbreviated as Dfb.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Bayburt Tarihi yerler Archived May 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in Turkish)
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Bayburt

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