Bayburt City Guide

Bayburt City Guide

Bayburt is one of the smallest cities of Turkey with 97.000 population. In the province where trade and industry are not developed, agriculture and livestock have played a driving role in the economy from the beginning. As an agricultural product, cereal varieties, fodder crops, sugar beets and fruit and vegetables are produced, even if a little, and the vegetable need of the province is generally met from other provinces. Livestock is the most important source of income in the province. The land is very suitable for animal husbandry.

Check out the most comprehensive Bayburt city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Bayburt” or “How to get to Bayburt ?” in this guide.

City Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Districts

Postal Code

Area Code

GDP (Per Capita)


Black Sea


19 / km2

3,12 %

5,156 km




8,610 $

Bayburt is a small city and all of the districts are small districts of the city. There are no district that have a population more than 10.000.

The districts of Bayburt are Demirözü and Aydıntepe. You will find detailed information for all districts of Bayburt in this guide.

Short History of Bayburt

Its history, BC. Dating back to 3000 BC, Bayburt was founded by the Azzi tribe, BC. It was founded in the 8th century. Bayburt BC It was attacked by Cimmerians and Scythians between 770-665. Bayburt, whose name was Gymnias at that time, was a Scythian city. Bayburt was later captured by Haldis, Medes, Persians, Romans, Umayyads, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans. Bayburt, which was connected to Erzurum until 1927, was connected to Gümüşhane on this date. In 1989, Bayburt has become a province.

Accommodation in Bayburt is important for visitors. You can find a few hotels in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Bayburt or real estate for rent in Bayburt , you are on the right page. The average house prices increased by 21% when compared to the last year.

Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Bayburt ? In Bayburt , there is only 1 state hospital.

Road Transportation

You can find bus services to Bayburt, which is one of the smallest cities of Turkey, from nearby provinces and from big cities such as İstanbul, İzmir and Ankara. Bayburt Bus Station is located in the city center and there is no transportation problem.

Air Transportation

There is currently no airport within the borders of Bayburt. The closest flight point to the city is Erzincan Airport which is located in Erzincan city. You can find direct fligths to the different points of Turkey.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Bayburt” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Bayburt” questions in this guide. Located in Bayburt Bakshi Museum, it is known as one of the most private museum in Turkey. Because of the location it should need no design museum with a very interesting position, it is one of Turkey’s most important museums. Kenan Yavuz Culture House and Ethnography Museum, which is one of the cultural event area and museums of Bayburt, is one of the addresses of quality culture and arts events in the city. Yakupabdal Nature Park, located 60 kilometers from the city center of Bayburt, is one of the parks visited by the people of Bayburt to spend a pleasant day with nature on weekends or in summer. Kop Ski Center is located at the intersection of Bayburt and Erzurum, with an altitude of 3000 meters, on a very high area. One of the natural beauty of the Çoruh River is located at the beginning of the list, as one of Turkey’s most important legacy has come across.

There are only one state university located in Bayburt named as Bayburt University.


Enes Sahin

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