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Summary Information About Bartın

Bartın Province, a small province in northern Turkey on the Black Sea, surrounds the city of Bartın. It lies to the east of Zonguldak Province.

 

The town of Bartın contains a number of very old wooden houses in a style no longer extant in other places.

 

Bartın province includes the ancient port town of Amasra (Amastris). This town stands on two small fortified islands and contains many interesting old buildings and restaurants.

 

Bartın is a member of the Norwich-based European Association of Historic Towns and Regions (EAHTR).

Population

201711

Area

2140,00 km 2

Location

Districts

3

Municipalities

8

Towns

4

Villages

263

History of Bartın

The history of the antique Parthenios city , or Parthenia, dates back to 1200 BC, when its area was inhabited by the Kaskian tribe. In the following centuries, the region had entered under the dominance of Hittites, Phrygians, Cimmerians, Lydians, Greeks, Persians and Macedonians. Later, it was part of the Roman Empire and then of the Byzantine Empire, until it fell to the Seljuk Turks and the Candaroğulları State between the 11th and the 13th centuries AD. Bartın was conquered by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid I in 1392. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Bartın was part of the Kastamonu Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.

 

Districts of Bartın

  • Amasra
  • Kurucaşile
  • Ulus

 

Point of Interests in Bartın

Main sights include the castle, two churches, bedesten, the Kuşkayası Road Monument and İnziva (seclusion) Cave in the city center. Sections of the ancient city like the forum, the council palace, the road of honor, the theatre, the acropolis, and a necropolis are now below the ground.

 

The wooden Bartın houses display the architectural characteristics of the art movements after the Tanzimat Fermanı (Reforms Decree).

 

The city hosts strawberry festivals in spring. The city also has beaches of good quality.

Let's see the cuisine of Bartın

  • Amasra salatasi
  • Pirinçli Bartin Mantisi
  • Araka
  • Kabak Böreği
  • Döşemeli Mancar
  • Pumpum Çorbasi
  • Kaha Tatlisi
  • Halişka
  • Unlu Ispit Dolmasi
  • İncir Dondurmasi
  • Gelin Teli
  • Mancar Dolmasi

For more information about Bartın

https://www.kulturportali.gov.tr/turkiye/bartin/genelbilgiler

 

For more information, you may visit the official government website of BARTIN

http://www.bartin.gov.tr/

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