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 / 41.100; 34.033
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Kastamonu
  Mayor Kazım Şahin (MHP)
  District 1,185.62 km2 (457.77 sq mi)
Elevation 1,231 m (4,039 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 28,097
  District 40,547
  District density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37300
Area code(s) 366
Licence plate 37
Climate Cfb

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. [3] About 30,000 live in the town of Tosya. The district covers an area of 1,186 km2 (458 sq mi),[4] 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.


  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
  2. "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (XLS) (in Turkish). Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  4. Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-11-28.


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Coordinates: 41°05′50″N 34°02′13″E / 41.09722°N 34.03694°E / 41.09722; 34.03694

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