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Safranbolu Destination Guide

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Safranbolu in the region of Karabük with it's 35,242 habitants is a town located in Turkey - some 92 mi (or 149 km) North of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Safranbolu is now 03:24 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ankara, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Zopran, Zonguldak or Asagidana. When in this area, you might want to check out Yazikoy, Asagikizilcaoren, Tokatli, Safranbolu, Aymaztekke and Asagiciftlik as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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02:32 min ( August 23, 2007 by DonBurak)
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Safranbolu City History Museum - History...

04:20 min ( November 19, 2012 by ParleUsted)
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''Dünya Miras Kenti'' Safranbolu sizler...

07:49 min ( May 30, 2012 by Safranbolu Belediyesi)
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World Heritage City Safranbolu

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01:53 min ( February 18, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Interesting facts about this location


Safranbolu is a town and district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is about 200 kilometres north of Ankara and about a 100 km south of the Black Sea coast, or more precisely about 9 km north of the city of Karabük. Former Turkish names of the town were Zalifre and Taraklıborlu and in Greek Saframpolis, Σαφραμπολις. It was part of Kastamonu Province until 1923 and Zonguldak Province between 1923 and 1995.

More reading: Safranbolu homepage
Located at 41.25, 32.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Karabük Province, Populated places in Karabük Province, Saffron, World Heritage Sites in Turkey

Karabük Province

Karabük Province (Turkish: Karabük ili) is a landlocked province in the northern part of Anatolia, located about 200 km north of Ankara, 115 km away from Zonguldak and 113 km away from Kastamonu, with a total population of 227,610 (as of 2010). The main city is Karabük which is located about 100 km south of the Black Sea coast. Karabük Province is one of the newest provinces of Turkey. Until 1995 it was a district of Zonguldak, when it became an il (provincial center) in its own right.

More reading: Karabük Province homepage
Located at 41.25, 32.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Karabük Province, States and territories established in 1995

Dr. Necmettin Şeyhoğlu Stadium

Dr. Necmettin Şeyhoğlu Stadium, is a football stadium in Karabük, Turkey. It is mainly used for football matches and hosts the home matches of Karabükspor of the Süper Lig. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000 spectators.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.25, 32.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Turkey, Karabükspor, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkey, Sport in Karabük, Sports venues completed in 1974, Süper Lig venues

1944 Bolu-Gerede earthquake

The 1944 Bolu-Gerede earthquake occurred at 05:22 local time on 1 February. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum felt intensity of IX–X (violent to intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.25, 32.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1944 earthquakes, 1944 in Turkey, Earthquakes in Turkey, History of Bolu Province


Ovacuma is a town in Safranbolu district of Karabük Province, Turkey. The town is situated in the mountainous area along a valley of a creek with the same name. At {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:41|27|N|32|45|E||| | |name= }} the distance to Safranbolu is 28 kilometres and the distance to Karabük is 35 kilometres . The population of the town is 2006 as of 2010. The town was formed by merging seven neighbouring villages in 1998 and it is quite dispersed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.25, 32.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Black Sea Region, Populated places in Karabük Province, Safranbolu District, Towns in Turkey