Bartın , is located in the western part of the Black Sea Region is. Although there are no precise information about Bartin and around the first settlers, the area's first settlers those of the region BC It is believed to be from the 14th century Gaskin. Hittite Empire's dominance in the region with Gaskin began to become a major power has ended. After the collapse of the Hittite Empire Lydians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans Bithynia Kingdom and are dominated region. Roman era, is known to Bartin important military and economic reasons. Roman Empire, the M.S. is seen in the region remained divided into the Eastern Roman territory when 395`t. After this period, it took the Byzantine activity in the region, it is known that in the 13th century after the Turks came to Anatolia and the environment of Bart Candaroğulları enter Beyliği`N dominance.
1395`t to Bayezid, to take the Candaroğulları Bartin Beyliği`N with the continued influence of the Genoese colony in Amasra`, Amasra Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1460 it is history during the Ottoman rule.
Bart, 1924`t to Zonguldak` district, while in the province in 1991. The province has been olmuştur.1`
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Bartin most important river, referred to by name in Parthenios years BC and gave its name to the city is Bart river.