Bartın

Bartın

While it was one of the districts of Zongudak, it gained the status of a province in 1991. Bartın, with its population of 188.449 and an area of 2.143 km², is surrounded by Kastamonu to the east, Karabük to the south, Zonguldak to the west and the Black sea to the north. Our province, under the effect of Black sea climate, has the most productive plains in the Western Black Sea region. Bartın Streamlet with its facilities for waterway transport, Gökırmak and Kozcağız runnels are important aboveground water resources of our province.

The economy of Bartın, which is the second province where coal production is made, is based on industry as well as agricultural activities and with Bartın University founded in 2008, it has a livelier structure. The 3 ports located in our province and the Filyos Valley project under construction have a potential that will make Bartın an important logistics centre. Our province is important in terms of tourism with its 59km long coastal band and its important centers like Amasra, Çakraz, İnkumu, Kurucaşile, 3000-year long history, archeological, ethnographical and folkloric values, National Parks, plateaus, caves, waterfalls, mountains.