|Province of Turkey|
Location of Tokat Province in Turkey
|• Total||9,959 km2 (3,845 sq mi)|
|• Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
Tokat Province (Turkish: Tokat ili) 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.
Tokat province is divided into 12 districts (capital district in bold):
Two notable monuments in this province are the Hatuniye Medrese of the 15th century, built by Sultan Bayezid 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.
Maşat Höyük, a Hittite archaeological site
- Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
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- (Turkish) Tokat governor's official website
- (Turkish) Tokat municipality's official website
- (English) Tokat weather forecast information
- Pictures of the capital of Tokat province, with links to others nearby
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