Sinop Province

Sinop is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. Its capital is the city of Sinop.

The province has 200 712 inhabitants ( census 2008) over an area of 5,858 km ². It is bordered to the west by the province of Kastamonu, to the east of Samsun and on the south by Çorum.


The Sinop province is divided into nine districts. The counties are:

  • Sinop
  • Ayancik
  • Boyabat
  • Dikmen
  • Durağan
  • Erfelek
  • Gerze
  • Saraydüzü
  • Türkeli

Famous people

  • Osman Pamukoğlu, politicians