Kılkuyu village in Tosya
Location of Tosya within Turkey.
Location of Tosya
|Coordinates: 41°06′N 34°02′E / 41.100°N 34.033°E|
|• Mayor||Kazım Şahin (MHP)|
|• District||1,185.62 km2 (457.77 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,231 m (4,039 ft)|
|• District density||34/km2 (89/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Tosya (Ottoman Turkish: طوسيه), called Dokeia under the Byzantine Empire, is a town and district of Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2000 census, the population of the district is 41,995. About 30,000 live in the town of Tosya. The district covers an area of 1,186 km2 (458 sq mi), and the town lies at an elevation of 1,231 m (4,039 ft). The district produces a third of Turkey's total rice harvest. Timber is another important industry in Tosya.
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