Kastamonu


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Kastamonu

(kä'stämōno͞o`), city (1990 pop. 52,363), capital of Kastamonu prov., N Turkey. It is a manufacturing center, noted for its textiles and copper utensils, and is the chief city of a region rich in minerals. Kastamonu was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1393, was taken by Timur in 1403, and was regained by the Ottomans in 1460.
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Traditional kebabs grilled on a horizontal skewer go back millennia in the Eastern Mediterranean, however the vertically-grilled doner can be traced back no further than 1830, where Hamdi Usta of Kastamonu in Northern Turkey is known to have invented it.
The decision to announce Osh city a cultural capital was made in the Turkish Kastamonu at the 36th meeting of the Permanent Council of Ministers of Culture of the TURKSOY countries on December 18.
The decision was adopted at the 36th Meeting of the Permanent Council of Culture Ministers of Turksoy held in Kastamonu, Turkey.
Kastamonu, a small city in the Black Sea region of Turkey was the venue of Nowruz Celebrations on 21 March 2019.
At the briefing, Minister Karanikolov handed three certificates to the companies Amilum Bulgaria EAD, Kastamonu Bulgaria AD and Vitte Automotive Bulgaria EOOD for class A investment under the terms of the IPA.
This was stated by Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mohammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi while delivering a talk in Kastamonu University of Turkey.
ANKARA, Dec 14 (KUNA) -- The high criminal courts in Kastamonu province, north Turkey, and in the eastern Erzurum province sentenced to prison six people on Thursday for links with the banned Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO).
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Under the academic staff mobility programme, Prof Naeem Khan will visit Kastamonu University in northern Turkey from October 1-15, 2017 to give a series of seminars and guest lectures, besides visiting historical academic and cultural institutions in Istanbul.