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Kastamonu is one of the Provinces of Turkey, in the Black Sea Region, to the north of the country. It is surrounded by Sinop to the east, Bartın and Karabük to the west, Çankırı to the south, Çorum to the south east and the Black Sea to the north. Image File history File links Shows the location of the province Kastamonu in Turkey File links The following pages link to this file: Kastamonu Province ... Image File history File links Shows the location of the province Kastamonu in Turkey File links The following pages link to this file: Kastamonu Province ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish, singular is il (see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... For other meanings of Sinop/Sinope, see Sinope Sinop is a city with a population of 47,000 on the coast of the Black Sea, in the modern region of Galatia in modern-day northern Turkey, historically known as Sinope. ... Bartin is a small province in northern Turkey on the Black Sea, surrounding the city of Bartin. ... Shows the Location of the Province Karabük Karabük is a province in north-central Turkey. ... Shows the Location of the Province Çankiri Çankiri(correct spelling Çankırı) is a province of Turkey. ... Satellite view of the Black Sea, taken by NASA MODIS Cities of the Black Sea The Black Sea (known as the Euxine Sea in antiquity) is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor. ...

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History

It is not definitely known when Kastamonu was first founded. However, some sources dating back to the Early Middle Ages refer to the province. There are also some archeological findings dating back to about 100,000 years that suggest the region was inhabited then. The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...


There are theories that the word Kastamonu derives from the Latin name of the Byzantine castle built by the Comnenus dynasty: Castra Comnenus. The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered at its capital in Constantinople. ... Byzantine emperor Alexius I Comnenus The Comnenus family was an important family in the history of the Byzantine Empire. ...


What is now Kastamonu Province was inhabited by the Kaska (or Ghashgai) people at least from the 18th century BC who were a perennial problem for the Hittites, and at one point the Kaska raided the Hittite homelands, sacking their capital Hattusa. After a war between these two nations in 13th century BC, the region was occupied by the Phrygians, and in 7th century BC by the Lydians. (19th century BC - 18th century BC - 17th century BC - other centuries) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC) Events 1787 - 1784 BC -- Amorite conquests of Uruk and Isin 1786 BC -- Egypt: End of Twelfth Dynasty, start of Thirteenth Dynasty, start of Fourteenth Dynasty 1766 BC -- Shang conquest of... The Hittites is the conventional English-language term for an ancient people who spoke an Indo-European language and established a kingdom centered in Hattusa (the modern village of Boğazköy in north-central Turkey), through most of the second millennium BC. The Hittite kingdom, which at its height controlled central... Hattusa (also known as Hattusas or Hattush) was the capital of the Hittite Empire. ... In antiquity, Phrygia was a kingdom in the west central part of the Anatolian highlands, part of modern Turkey. ... (8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC - other centuries) (700s BC - 690s BC - 680s BC - 670s BC - 660s BC - 650s BC - 640s BC - 630s BC - 620s BC - 610s BC - 600s BC - other decades) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Events Scythians arrived in Asia Collapse... Lydia was an ancient kingdom of Asia Minor, known to Homer as Mæonia. ...


With the weakening of the Macedon kings, the whole Paphlagonia and Bithynia regions were engulfed by the newly formed Pontus kingdom. After the fall of the Pontus kingdom in 1st century BC, the area was incorporated by the Roman Empire by joining Paphlagonia with Bithynia. The capitol center of this new city-state was Pompeiopolis, of which the remains still stand near Taşköprü District in Kastamonu. Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek Μακεδονία) in Classical Antiquity was the ancient Greek state of Macedonia, bordering with the Greek state of Epirus on the west and with Thrace on the East. ... Paphlagonia was an ancient area on the northern central Black Sea coast of Anatolia, situated between Bithynia and Pontus, separated from Galatia by a prolongation to the east of the Bithynian Olympus. ... Bithynia was an ancient province in the northwest of Asia Minor, adjoining the Propontis, the Thracian Bosporus and the Black Sea (Euxine). ... Pontus was a name applied in ancient times to extensive tracts of country in the northeast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey) bordering on the Euxine (Black Sea), which was often called simply Pontos (the Main), by the Greeks. ... (2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century - other centuries) The 1st century BC starts on January 1, 100 BC and ends on December 31, 1 BC. An alternative name for this century is the last century BC. (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) Events The Roman Republic... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Caesar Augustus). ... Pompeiopolis is a Roman city-state and a titular see in ancient Paphlagonia, situated today in the Taşköprü district, Kastamonu, Turkey. ...


The region went then under the hegemony of the Seljuk dynasty 11th century AD, followed by the Danishmends, the Byzantines during the crusades, Çobanoğlu and Candaroglu beyliks. The Ottoman sultan Beyazid I conquered the province in 1392 however, following his capture and death in Battle of Ankara, the area was granted back to the Candaroglu by the Mongol warlord Timur Lenk. Ottoman sultan Mehmed II incorporated the region back to the empire in 1461. The Seljuk Turks (Turkish: Selçuk; Arabic: سلجوق Saljūq, السلاجقة al-Salājiqa; Persian: سلجوقيان Saljūqiyān; also Seldjuk, Seldjuq, Seljuq) were a major branch of the Oghuz Turks and a dynasty that occupied parts of Central Asia and the Middle East from the 11th to 14th centuries. ... (10th century - 11th century - 12th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... The Danishmend dynasty was a Turcoman dynasty ruling in eastern Anatolia in the 11th and 12th centuries. ... The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered at its capital in Constantinople. ... This article is about the medieval Crusades . ... Candaroğlu Beylik (sometimes referred to as Candar, Candaroğulları or İsfendiyaroğulları in Turkish) is an Anatolian Turkoman emirate that ruled in Kastamonu and Sinop regions and partly in Zonguldak, Samsun and Çankırı, between 1292 - 1461, in the Black Sea region of modern day Turkey. ... Anatolian beyliks (also Turkmen beyliks, Tevâif-i mülûk (in Ottoman Turkish) are small Turkish emirates or muslim principalities governed by tribal beys, which were founded in several locations of Anatolia at the end of the 13th century. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto of sultan Abdülaziz El-Muzaffer Daima (Ottoman Turkish for the Ever Victorious) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Constantinople (Ä°stanbul) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... Beyazid I Beyazid I (ca 1354–1403; Bayezıt, nicknamed Yıldırım, the Thunderbolt) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1389 to 1402. ... The Battle of Ankara or Battle of Angora, fought on July 20, 1402, took place on the field of Çubukovasi between the forces of the Ottoman sultan Beyazid I and the Mongol horde of Timur, ruler of Timurid Empire. ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... For the chess engine Tamerlane, see Tamerlane. ... Mehmed II Mehmed II, also known as Muhammed II (March 30, 1432 – May 3, 1481; also known as el-Fatih, the Conqueror) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to 1446, and later from 1451 to 1481. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ...


During the Ottoman reign, the province boundaries were expanded up to reach Istanbul. The sultan's heirs were often sent to rule the province as governors to gain experience. The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto of sultan Abdülaziz El-Muzaffer Daima (Ottoman Turkish for the Ever Victorious) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Constantinople (İstanbul) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... Shows the Location of the Province İstanbul Suleymaniye Mosque seen from Tepebaşı (January 2005) Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul; contraction of the citys previous Greek name Constantinople) is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. ...


After the First World War, during the battles of the Turkish War of Independence, Kastamonu played an important role in the supply of ammuniton and troops to the İnebolu-Ankara front, transporting the war machines that would arrive to İnebolu by sea from Istanbul and the Soviets. When the Greeks noticed this activity, the İnebolu port was bombarded from the sea on June 9, 1921. WWI redirects here. ... The Turkish War of Independence is a part of the History of Turkey that spans from the defeat of the Ottoman Empire by the Allies in World War I to the declaration of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923. ... Ankara from the Atakule Tower, looking N-NE Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after Istanbul. ... Shows the Location of the Province Ä°stanbul Suleymaniye Mosque seen from Tepebaşı (January 2005) Istanbul (Turkish: Ä°stanbul; contraction of the citys previous Greek name Constantinople) is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. ... The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) (Russian: (СССР)   listen?; tr. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Highlights

The province is mostly covered with forests, thanks to the mild Black Sea climate. The Ilgaz National Park where a micro-climate dominates due to the mountaneous terrain and numerous streams is 63 km south the province center Kastamonu. There is also a ski-center with accommodation facilities located near the park. Kastamonu is the capitol district of the Kastamonu Province, Turkey. ...


Ilgaz Mountain (highest peak 2587 m) dominates the south of the province where hiking and whitewater rafting is possible at the Ilgaz Stream. The Ilgarini cave at Cide, the Alinca underground cave at Kure, and the International Equestrian Tourism Center of Daday are other attractions worth seeing. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Rafting is a recreational activity utilizing a raft to navigate a river or other body of water. ... Kure can refer to: Kure, Hiroshima (呉), a city in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan Kure Atoll Kure Beach Kure, Turkey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


There's a 12th-century Byzantine castle, the 13th-century Atabey Mosque and the Ibni Neccar Mosque also located in the province. The Mahmut Bey Mosque, located in the village of Kasaba is known for its elegant wood carvings.


Gideros Bay in Cide is a holiday resort with hotels and sandy beaches. The ruins of the Roman city-state Pompeiopolis are found near Taşköprü. Pompeiopolis is a Roman city-state and a titular see in ancient Paphlagonia, situated today in the Taşköprü district, Kastamonu, Turkey. ...


Kastamonu also has many mansions, which are traditionally built with an architectural style unique to this region. Many of these mansions have been restored following a declaration by the local government in 2000, in order to preserve the historical texture.


Economy

According to the 2000 census, 77.5% of the labor force is occupied in agriculture. This ratio is higher than the country average. The second largest sector is public and private services (8.9%). This article is about a term used in economics. ...


Almost all of the arable land has permanent crops. The agricultural products make up about of 0,01% of the total in Turkey. A large portion of the agricultural produce consists of cereals. Thanks to its wide forest areas (a total of 57% of the surface area), forestry is also an important industry. Industries largely consist of manufacturing of forestry, agriculture and mining products. Cereal crops are mostly grasses cultivated for their edible seeds (actually a fruit called a caryopsis). ... Forestry - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Underground resources include copper, mercury, iron ore, chromium, manganese, asbestos, bauxite, graphite, phosphate, kaolinite, clay, limestone, quartz, marble, magnesite, fire clay, coal and nickel. There are also some natural thermal and mineral water springs of which a few are suitable for economic investments. General Name, Symbol, Number copper, Cu, 29 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11 , 4, d Density, Hardness 8920 kg/m3, 3. ... General Name, Symbol, Number mercury, Hg, 80 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 12, 6, d Appearance silvery white Atomic mass 200. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metal Group, Period, Block 8 (VIIIB), 4, d Density, Hardness 7874 kg/m3, 4. ... General Name, Symbol, Number chromium, Cr, 24 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 6 (VIB), 4, d Appearance silvery metallic Atomic properties Atomic weight 51. ... General Name, Symbol, Number manganese, Mn, 25 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 7 , 4, d Density, Hardness 7470 kg/m3, 6. ... Asbestos (Greek a-, not; sbestos, extinguishable) is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. ... Bauxite Bauxite is a naturally occurring, heterogeneous material composed primarily of one or more aluminium hydroxide minerals, plus various mixtures of silica, iron oxide, titania, aluminosilicate, and other impurities in minor or trace amounts. ... Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: to draw/write, for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. ... In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. ... Kaolin Kaolinite (Aluminium Silicate Hydroxide) Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. ... Clay is a generic term for an aggregate of hydrous silicate particles less than 4 μm (micrometres) in diameter. ... Limey shale overlaid by limestone. ... Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earths crust. ... Marble This page is about the metamorphic rock. ... Magnesite is magnesium carbonate, MgCO3. ... Fire clay is a specific kind of clay used in the manufacture of ceramics. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ... General Name, Symbol, Number nickel, Ni, 28 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10 , 4, d Density, Hardness 8908 kg/m³, 4. ...


Kastamonu shares about 0.4% of the GDP, the composition of the GDP is as follows:
agriculture: 32.8%
communication and transport 20%
services: 16.8%
industry: 9.5% (1998 est.)


Transportation is possible only through paved and unpaved highways; a railroad that will connect Çankırı, Kastamonu and İnebolu is under construction. Although the province has a 135 km long coastline to Black Sea, only İnebolu has a small port and transportation by the sea is almost non-existent.


There are around 112,000 telephone main lines in use, and 712 Internet users in the province.


Miscellaneous

  • Handcrafts are abundant in Kastamonu, especially in rural areas. Most available are hand-weaved cloths.
  • Several national and local annual festivities also take place in the province.
  • In a research conducted in the province, 812 different food are identified that are specific to the region.
  • The provincial soccer team Kastamonuspor competes in the 3rd National Soccer League.
  • The founder of the Turkish republic, Atatürk had declared the "dress code reform", which abolished the fez, in Kastamonu in 1925.
Kastamonu Province map with districts
Kastamonu Province map with districts

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–November 10, 1938), Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and anti-imperialist statesman, was the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. ... The fez, also spelled fes, is a particular style of hat that originated from the city of Fez in Morocco. ... Kastamonu Province map with districts Taken from the official site of the governors office at http://www. ... Kastamonu Province map with districts Taken from the official site of the governors office at http://www. ...

Districts

Center
Abana
Ağlı
Araç
Azdavay
Bozkurt
Cide
Çatalzeytin
Daday
Devrekani
Doğanyurt
Hanönü
İhsangazi
İnebolu
Küre
Pınarbaşı
Seydiler
Şenpazar
Taşköprü
Tosya
Abana is a district of the Kastamonu Province, Turkey. ... Azdavay is a district of the Kastamonu Province in Turkey. ... Kure can refer to: Kure, Hiroshima (呉), a city in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan Kure Atoll Kure Beach Kure, Turkey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Statistics

The province has an area of 13,108 km², and a population of 376,725 people (2000 census). This translates to a population density of 27,87 inhabitants per km². The province center has a population of 64,606.


External links

  • Official Website of the Governor's Office
  • Pictures of the capital of this province - with link to a Kasaba gallery


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