The Kayseri Province (Turkis: Kayseri ili), is a province in central Turkey that haes been linked wi meethological stories as well as important figures in Turkis history. It is locatit in the Central Anatolie Region, an surroondit bi the Munt Erciyes, the Munt Hasan an the Mount Ali. The Ali muntain is named lik that in honour o Ali Baba, who is said tae hae lived in the aurie.
Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]
Kayseri province is dividit intae 16 destricts (caipital destrict in bauld):
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
Kayseri wis first kent as the ceety o Masaka. Later, durin the Roman period, the province's name wis chyngit tae Kaesarea, then Kayzer afore becomin kent wi its modren name o Kayseri. Danishmend Gazi conquered Kayseri in 1084. The Seljuk Empire then modrenised the province, wi new biggins an mosques bein biggit aroond. Durin this period, the Şifahane, Kayseri's first hospital, an aiblins the first hospital in aw o Anatolie, wis biggit. It wis biggit in honour o Princess Gevher Nesibe Hatun, dochter o the Sultan. She dee'd o a disease at a young age. Construction o the hospital wis completit in 1206.
Later on, Kayseri became a cultural mecca o poets, airtists in Turkey. Seyyid Burhaneddin lived thare, an sae did ithers sic as Kadı Burhaneddin an Seyrani, amang mony ithers. Seynari wis born in 1807. Sinan the Great, an Ottoman airchitect, wis an aa frae Kayseri.
Accordin tae Turkis meethology, a man named Hasan Baba wad cross muntains durin the month o August ivery year an bring Ali Baba snaw, which wad no melt.
In 1919, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk chose Kayseri as his new hame.
Modren Kayseri[eedit | eedit soorce]
Kayseri is nouadays a province filled wi modren biggins an museums. Some o Turkey's maist famous statues an monuments are locatit thare. The modren ceety o Kayseri is in the Melikgazi destrict.
Transportation in Kayseri[eedit | eedit soorce]
Apairt frae taxi an bus transportation, Kayseri haes a modren airport, Kayseri Internaitional Airport is served bi 13 airlines, includin Turkish Airlines.
Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]
The madrasah o Sahabiye in Kayseri
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
Freemir airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]
|Wikimedia Commons haes media relatit tae Kayseri Province.|
- (in Turkis) Kayseri govrenor's offeecial wabsteid
- (in Inglis) Kayseri municipality's offeecial wabsteid
- (in Inglis) Kayseri weather forecast information Archived 2010-05-07 at the Wayback Machine
- Pictures o the caipital o Kayseri province an its sichts
- (in Turkis) Large Kayseri History Archived 2010-09-23 at the Wayback Machine