Bayburt Province

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Bayburt Province
Bayburt ili
Bayburt, 69000 Bayburt Merkez-Bayburt, Turkey - panoramio (4).jpg
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
Location of Bayburt Province in Turkey
RegionNortheast Anatolia
 • Electoral districtBayburt
 • Total3,652 km2 (1,410 sq mi)
 • Total82,274
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Area code0458
Vehicle registration69

Bayburt Province (Turkish: Bayburt ili) is a province of Turkey. Located in the Northeast Anatolia region of the country, the capital city is Bayburt, and with a population of 74,412 is the least-populous province in Turkey.


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


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

Historical places[edit]

The most important places in Bayburt Province are:[2]

  • 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

Cities and towns[edit]


The climate is described as Humid Continental by the Köppen Climate System, abbreviated as Dfb.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Bayburt Tarihi yerler Archived May 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (in Turkish)
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Bayburt

External links[edit]

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