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Kılkuyu village in Tosya
Kılkuyu village in Tosya
Location of Tosya within Turkey.
Location of Tosya within Turkey.
Tosya is located in Turkey
Location of Tosya
Coordinates: 41°06′N 34°02′E / 41.100°N 34.033°E / 41.100; 34.033
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Kastamonu
 • Mayor Kazım Şahin (MHP)
 • District 1,185.62 km2 (457.77 sq mi)
Elevation 1,231 m (4,039 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 28,097
 • District 40,547
 • District density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37300
Area code(s) 366
Licence plate 37

Tosya (Ottoman Turkish: طوسيه) is a town and district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, the population of the district is 41,995 of which 23,257 live in the town of Tosya.[3] The district covers an area of 1,186 km2 (458 sq mi),[4] and the town lies at an elevation of 1,231 m (4,039 ft). The district produces a third of Turkey's total rice harvest. Timber is another important industry in Tosya.


  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2008-11-03. 
  4. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey" (in English). Retrieved 2008-11-28. 


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Coordinates: 41°05′50″N 34°02′13″E / 41.09722°N 34.03694°E / 41.09722; 34.03694