Yozgat is located in the Central Anatolia Region and is an important agricultural and industrial city. The economy of our province is largely based on agriculture. The majority of the population is engaged in agriculture. The city had different development projects for agricultural production at the last years. Ovine breeding is common in Yozgat. Akkaraman sheep, hair and angora goat breeding are carried out as ovine livestock. As cattle breeding, buffalo and cattle breeding are made.
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The most developed part of the city is city center with more than 100.000 population. On the other hand, Sorgun and Akdağmadeni are the biggest districts of Yozgat with developed agricultural facilities. Yozgat has 14 districts totally.
The districts of Yozgat are Akdağmadeni, Aydıncık, Boğazlıyan, Çandır, Çayıralan, Çekerek, Kadışehri, Saraykent, Sarıkaya, Sorgun, Şefaatli, Yenifakılı and Yerköy. You will find detailed information for all districts of Yozgat in this guide.
Short History of Yozgat
Yozgat is one of the oldest settlements in Anatolia. Artifacts dating back 5000 years were found in Alişar Höyük. The provincial lands of Yozgat were within the borders of the Hittites, who established the first political union in Anatolia and were accepted as the beginning of the era of history in Anatolia, and were one of the most crowded settlement centers. B.C. Hattusa, the center of the Hittite Kingdom established between 1500-2000, is within the borders of Yozgat. After conquiring Anatolia by Ottoman Empire, Yozgat came under rule of the empire. With founding Republic of Turkey, Yozgat has taken province title.
Accommodation in Yozgat will be important if you are not resident in this city. Today, especially city center is so developed in terms of accommodation facilities.
If you are looking for real estate for sale in Yozgat or real estate for rent in Yozgat , you are on the right page. As of the end of July 2020 in Yozgat, the prices of houses for sale increased by 20.26% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 140 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of July 2020, the most appreciated districts in Yozgat for residential properties are Boğazlıyan, Akdağmadeni, Sorgun, Sarıkaya, respectively.
Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Yozgat ? In Yozgat, there are 1 city hospital, 11 state hospitals, 1 training and research hospital and 2 private hospitals. Especially, Yozgat City Hospital is opened newly and the hospital provides high-quality health services.
There are direct buses to the neighboring provinces Kırıkkale, Sivas, Kayseri and Çorum by road, as well as direct buses to big cities such as Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir several times a day.
The Yozgat Airport is under construction. It’s planned to complete in 2022. On the other hand, the nearest airports are located in Merzifon, Kayseri and Sivas. You can find direct flights easily.
The railway connecting Ankara-Kayseri and Eastern Anatolia Region passes through Yozgat. Train stations are in Yerköy, Şefaatli and Yeni Fakılı districts. The Ankara-Kayseri Railway passing through Yozgat was put into operation in 1930. There are 10 stations on this line, 141 km of which is within the provincial borders. Railway is especially important for freight transport. In addition, the planned Ankara-Sivas high speed train project will pass through Yozgat.
You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Yozgat” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Yozgat” questions in this guide. Yozgat Clock Tower, which consists of seven floors with the ground floor and bells, is almost the symbol of the city. The historical clock tower is located in the city center. Known as the “King’s Daughter” in the Sarıkaya district of Yozgat, known as the first thermal treatment center in Anatolia, the Basilica Therma attracts attention with its historical features, architecture and healing water flowing for two thousand years. An application was made to include Therma, one of the two structures in the world with hot water that comes out of it, into UNESCO’s “World Heritage List”.
In Karslıoğlu Mansion, where archaeological artifacts are exhibited on the first and second floors, the works belonging to a wide historical period from the Prehistoric period to the Byzantine period are displayed in chronological order. In the garden of Karslıoğlu Mansion; Tombstones, inscriptions and stone works belonging to the Roman and Byzantine periods are on display. Yozgat Çamlık National Park, Turkey’s first national park, has been declared a national park in 1958. 264 hectares located in the national park, in the Caucasus is home to pine and larch species in 400-500 years it’s just called here in this kind of Turkey.
There are only one state university located in Yozgat named as Bozok University.