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Bayburt Province
Bayburt ili
Province of Turkey
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region Northeast Anatolia
Subregion Erzurum
Government
 • Electoral district Bayburt
Area
 • Total 3,652 km2 (1,410 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 74,412
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0458
Vehicle registration 69

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.

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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. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
  2. ^ Bayburt Tarihi yerler Archived May 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (Turkish)
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Bayburt

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 40°14′12″N 40°13′25″E / 40.23667°N 40.22361°E / 40.23667; 40.22361