Tokat Province

Infobox Province TR
region = Black Sea
name = Tokat
licence = 60
total population = 869422 (2006 estimates)
area_code= 356
area=9959|

Tokat is a province in northern Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Amasya to the northwest, Yozgat to the southwest, Sivas to the southeast, and Ordu to the northeast. Its capital is Tokat, which lies inland of the middle Black Sea region, 422 kilometers from Ankara.

Districts

Tokat province is divided into 12 districts (capital district in bold):
*Almus
*Artova
*Başçiftlik
*Erbaa
*Niksar
*Pazar
*Reşadiye
*Sulusaray
*Tokat
*Turhal
*Yeşilyurt
*Zile

History

Two notable monuments in this province are the Hatuniye Medrese of the 15th century, built by Sultan Beyazid II, and a Seljuk bridge spanning the Yeşilırmak River, belonging to the 12th century. The Latifoğlu Mansion is a third, which is an example of the traditional architecture of a Turkish house of the 19th century, restored recently to its original state.

External links

* [http://www.pbase.com/dosseman/tokat_turkey Pictures of the capital of this province, with links to others nearby]

Districts of Turkey
provname=Tokat


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