Usak is located in Aegean region and became a province in 1953 after its split from Kutahya. Once you successfully submit your application the official Turkish visa will be issued by the foreign ministry of Turkey. You must provide accurate information when filling out the Official Turkey visa application.


Uşak, named “Temenothyrea” in antiquity, is located in the region connecting the West and Central Anatolia in the Inner Aegean Region. It is understood that Uşak and its environs have been settled down since 4000 BC. Especially in the Bronze age, the settlement seems to be more widespread. B.C. The Hittites , who founded the first political union in Anatolia in 2000 , At 1000 BC , Uşak and its surroundings, which constitute the western border of the Phrygians , were under the influence of Ionian cultures from these cultures . B.C. In the 7th century, when King Gyges captured the Lydian Empire, Uşak, who had a large part of his land in Lydia, In 620, he was completely ruled by Lydia. B.C. In 546, Lidya’s history was erased from the history of Persians dominance has entered.

Persian rule BC. It continued until 334. In this date, the Macedonian Alexander the Great ended the Anatolian expedition, as did all Anatolia, Alexander the Great, and after Alexander’s death, the region was given to Antigonos, the generals of Alexander the Great. Uşak, which was connected to the kingdom of Bergama for a while, In 189, the Roman domination of the Roman Empire, divided into two bifurcated within the borders of Eastern Rome Uşak, MS. By the twelfth century, it was under Byzantine rule.

After 1071, the region changed hands between Seljuks and Byzantines from time to time, in 1176 Seljuk Sultan II. Kılıçarslan and the Byzantine Emperor Manuel Komnenos as a result of the Battle of Miryakefalon (Kumdanlı) passed to the Seljuks. Uşak and its environs, which were subject to Germiyanoğulları during the period of Beyliks, and Ottoman Empire with the end of Germiyanoğulları domination of Yıldırım Bayezid in 1391, the principalities were renewed in Fetret Era , the last ruler of Germiyanoğulları in 1429 II. With the will of Yakup Bey, he was left to the Ottoman State. Usak, according to the administrative division made shortly after by Ottoman Empire Anatolia State ‘depending on what Kutahya inIt’s an accident. On August 29, 1920, Usak, who was occupied by Greek forces, escaped the occupation on September 1, 1922. Uşak, an accident connected to the Kütahya Sancağ of the Hüdavendigar Province in the Ottoman period, remained as an accident in the Kütahya Province in the administrative arrangement made by the Law 491 of 20 April 1924. It became the central district of the province of Usak, which became a province with the law numbered 6129 dated 9 July 1953

Settlement in the Ottoman period

Aybeğ neighborhood in the north-east of the city is the oldest settlement. The city has developed south of this neighborhood. In his work titled Cihannüma , Kâtip Çelebi mentioned Uşak’tan as a town with a calm (Dokuzsele çayı) in the stream. Evliya Çelebi also stated that the castle walls were rebuilt against the Jelly Bandits on the journey. According to the writings on the trip, 2 baths, 370 shops, 7 inns, 1 guild house, 4 mosques, 10 mosques and 7 coffeehouses [3] .

In 1520, there were 10 neighborhoods in Uşak with 15 neighborhoods, according to 1570 tahrir. These neighborhoods; “Aybeğ” or Karaoglu Ahmed, in other words, “Mosque”, Friday (nowadays), “Haci Hasan” (today Ünalan), “Kassab Hasan”, “Mashhad”, “Süleyman Fakih” Burhan Fakih “(now Ozdemir),” Cedid “,” Haci Yayarlu “,” Haci Sıddık “,” Memi Çelebi “and” Hacı Hızır “. According to 1570 records, a total of 493 households were living in these neighborhoods.

There are 455 households in 9 provinces, 383 nephews and 72 military populations in the accidental records of 1676 . In the 16th century the Muslim population living in Usak town where, according to the 1676 Avari consisting of Greeks and Armenians, there were 10 Muslim households [4] . The settlement in 1792-93 was the scene of Uşak Vojvod Acemoğlu Sayyid Ahmad’s rebellion. By the death of Acemoğlu in 1795, control could be achieved in Uşak [5] .

According to 1844 temettuat tahrir; Aybeğ, Kamer, Cuma (Mosque), Eslice, Sabah, Hacı Hızır, Karaağaç, Burhan Fakih, Haci Hasan neighborhood where Muslims and non-Muslim population live. Towards the end of the 19th century, the gentleman named Haci Muradoglu revolted and withdrew to Shah Ishak, but the rebellion was suppressed by his murder. The settlement was completely burnt except for the district of Aybeğ which was called “Big Fire” in 1894. In 1898, a railway linking Usak to Izmir was built.

On August 29, 1920, Greek forces seized Uşak. City, War of Independence as a result of 1 September 1922 ‘as well as Turkish forces were withdrawn. The city, which was the county of Kütahya during the Republic period, became the central district of the newly founded Uşak province on 15 July 1953


Among the traditional dishes of the region are Tarhana Soup, Egg Saliva, Lentil Bulgur, Spinning, Arab Vaccine, Keskek, Alacatene, Foam Halva, Höşmerim and Tahin Halva. In Turkey in April each year in Usak javelin competitions are held. Because Uşak’s position is on the threshold of Inner West Anatolia, he was influenced by zeybek games and Teke region. More than the Zeybek games, Yörük olive is played. In Uşak, carpets and carpets are the forefront as handicrafts. [24]

There is also a book titled “Uşak İli Köyler Sözlüğü” in the villages of Uşak province where local words, sayings and frequently used proverbs used in the 1970’s are included.


The climate of Uşak province shows a transition characteristic between Aegean and Central Anatolian regions. More black climate prevails. The summers are hot, the winters are long and hard. The annual rainfall is between 430 mm and 700 mm. Most of the rains fall in winter. Summer rainfall is rather low.

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