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Bayburt Province

Bayburt Province
Bayburt ili
Location of the province within Turkey
Location of the province within Turkey
 • GovernorMustafa Eldivan
3,746 km2 (1,446 sq mi)
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (TRT)
Area code0458

Bayburt Province (Turkish: Bayburt ili; Armenian: Բայբեդ գավառ) is a province of Turkey. Located in the Northeast Anatolia region of the country, the capital city is Bayburt. Its area is 3,746 km2,[2] and its population is 84,241 (2022), making it the least-populous province in Turkey.[1] The province was created in 1989 from part of Gümüşhane Province.[3][4]


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


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

Historical sites, places and museums

Goat castle in Bayburt Province.

The most important places in Bayburt Province are:[5]

  • 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
  • Baksi Art Museum
  • Bayburt Museum
  • Kenan Yavuz Etnograpia Museum

Cities and towns


The climate is described as Humid Continental by the Köppen Climate System, abbreviated as Dfb.[6]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  2. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüz ölçümleri". General Directorate of Mapping. Retrieved 19 September 2023.
  3. ^ Kanun No. 3578, Resmî Gazete, 21 June 1989.
  4. ^ "İl İdaresi ve Mülki Bölümler Şube Müdürlüğü İstatistikleri - İl ve İlçe Kuruluş Tarihleri" (PDF) (in Turkish). p. 17. Retrieved 25 October 2023.
  5. ^ Bayburt Tarihi yerler Archived May 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (in Turkish)
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Bayburt

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

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