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Tokat, formerly the Byzantine period known as the coma to , Iran, the era name Kah-C , Seljuk Empire period, narrow-Nusrat , the Mongols during Sobari also known by the names Turkey ‘s Black Sea Region ‘in the provinces of. Samsun to the north , Ordu to the north, Sivas to the east and south , Yozgat to the southwest and Amasya to the west . Yeşilyurt and Sulusaray Provinces of Central Anatolia Region’stay in front.

1943 year in Erba , 1944 ‘t Artova and Turhal , 1954 in Almus , 1987 in Sunday and Yesilyurt, 1990 in Sulusaray and Başçiftlik districts were established.

According to TURKSTAT data in 2016, there are 12 districts, 37 municipalities, 307 districts and 623 villages in these municipalities along with the central district. [2] The height of the city center from the sea is 630 m.

History

The Byzantine geographer Hierokles Synecdemus reported that in the 6th century AD there was a city called Eudokia in Cappadocia . Evliya Celebi city’s name to Turkish etymology with barley money Tok-at saturation horses because it is plentiful, Ottoman historian Ismail Hakki Uzunçarşılı “walled city” means to have explained as coming Toh-fold, Özhan Öztürk the Pontus in the study called Avesta “country, satrapy” meaning and the “Dokei” word which was first used for Cappadocia in the 6th century BC during the period of Ahaminiş Empire.

The first era in Togayıt for ‘ca committee believed Tokat, Hittites , Assyrians , Hurrians and the Kimmer After being dominated by Persians, respectively, Alexander the Great era Macedonians are, Kapodokya kingdom and here, “Comana Pontica” who gave his name Pontus Kingdom ‘ passed to the management. The 65th Century entered the dominance of the Romans and the Byzantine state of MS. Tokat Fortress, which has a critical prescription in Byzantine-Sassanian and Byzantine-Arab wars, Malazgirt Victory(1071) and later on the south-western part of the city, which was in the hands of the Anatolian Seljuks (1150), on Hisatepe, 750 meters high. The earliest traces belonging to Tokat Kalesi belong to the 5th or 6th centuries, and it is known that the castle has existed these years.

Geography

The city, which was founded on the slopes of a river valley, which was born on the northern slopes of the central part of the Deveci Mountains and reached Yeşilırmak on the left , is an old settlement at the crossroads of important roads connecting Central Black Sea coasts and Central and Eastern Anatolia . Samsun in the north , Ordu in the north , Sivas in the south , Yozgat in the southwest , west: Amasyaili. The total area of ​​the province is 10,071 km². In terms of the footprint area it covers 1.3% of Turkey’s land. The elevation from the sea is 623 meters. Geographical Coordinates: Tokat, located between 39 ° 51 ‘- 40 ° 55′ northern latitudes and 35 ° 27’- 37 ° 39 ‘East longitude, became a province in 1923 and bounded with Erbaa , Niksar , Reşadiye and Zile districts, 1943 Taşova , 1944 ‘t Artova and Turhal , in 1954 Almus , 1987 in Sunday and Yesilyurt, in 1990 Sulusaray and Başçiftlikdistricts were established. The Taşova district of Tokat was connected to Amasya in 1953 . There are 77 villages and 609 villages besides 12 villages including the central district. There are 41 neighborhoods, 103 villages and 9 towns connected to the center. Zile was the largest city in Tokat in terms of surface area. The district with the highest population is Erbaa.

The main rivers are Mamu (1770 m), Yaylacık (1620 m), Deveci (1892 m) , and Mecca (1892 m) , among them the famous mountains are Yeşilırmak , Tozanlı Kolu, Kelkit Kolu, Çekerek Kolu, Tokat Kolu, Kuruçay Kolu, Güllin Kolu, , Bugalı (1945 m), Smoky (2200 m), Çamlıbel (2020 m) and Akdağ (1900 m). Still known plains Kazova , Omala Plain (Gözov), Turhal Plain, Niksar Erbaa Plain, Artova Plain, Ringing Plain, Tokat Plain, Sunday Plain and Yazıbaşı is Plain.

Climate

Tokat Province; Central Anatolia Climate, Inner-East Anatolia Climate, Black Sea climate and Central Black Sea climate. Annual average temperature for a long time average; the lowest is 8.1 ° C and the most is 14.2 ° C. Average precipitation over the long years average; It is between 381,7 mm and 586,2 mm. Average relative humidity; It ranges from 56% to 73%. Rainfall varies according to the month.

Economy

The people of Tokat provide their subsistence with agriculture , animal husbandry and trade . Unlike the crowded population of large cities, high buildings and stifling air, Tokat is an ideal city for a peaceful life with its regular city structure, countless natural beauties and economic shopping conditions. The majority of the people are Muslims and the city is concentrated in Sunnis and flames . Tokat’s trade and industry, which is based on agriculture and livestock economy , is concentrated in the province center. Tokat Organized Industrial Zonethe area where the city’s only industrial activity continues. It is also a city that is prone to agriculture with its geographical location. In agricultural production, tomatoes , peppers , cherries , cherries , potatoes , grapes and sugarbeets are the products that have the biggest share in the region production. Sheep has a significant share in terms of bovine assets and beehive hives.

In Tokat, 5% of the population works in industry. The most known factories in Tokatt, where the food processing , lumber , rubber shoes, aluminum factories, copper processing workshop, agriculture tools manufacturing and industrial establishments are active, are Dimes Fruit Water Plant, Olca Tomato Plant, Eser Salma Plant, Samaş Bentonite Plant and Turhal Sugar Factory.

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