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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
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 90,154
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0458
Vehicle registration 69

Contents

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. (in 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