Gümüşhane Province


Gümüşhane Province

Infobox Province TR
region = Black Sea
name = Gumushane
total population = 191,474
area= 6,575
licence = 29
area_code= 406
turkname = Gümüşhane|

Gümüşhane Province is a province in northern Turkey, bordering Bayburt to the east, Trabzon to the north, Giresun and Erzincan to the west. It covers an area of 6,575 km² and has a population of 191,474 in 2006. The population was 186,953 in 2000. The name "Gümüşhane" means silver house. The city has a rich mining (silver and bronze) history and was the source of exports for Trabzon. The ancient Greek name of the city was Θήρα (Thera) meaning, gate or doorway.

Districts

Gümüşhane province is divided into 6 districts (capital district in bold):
*Gümüşhane
*Kelkit
*Köse
*Kürtün
*Şiran
*Torul

External links

* [http://www.gumushane.net.tr.tc Information and news about and from Gümüşhane] tr icon
* [http://www.gumushanespor.kulubu.com Information and news about and from Gümüşhanespor] tr icon
* [http://www.gumushane.bel.tr/ Municipality's official website]
* [http://www.gumushaneliler.com Information and news about and from Gümüşhane] tr icon
* [http://www.turkeyforecast.com/weathdumbgirlnamedericer/gumushane/ Gümüşhane weather forecast information]


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