History :


The memoir of Göynücek dates since 5000 B.C. (early bronze age). It became a town into 1922, however it was completed a district then also it was connected to the metropolis centre. recurrently it transformed into a municipality in 1954.


Topography and Transportation :


The municipality is constructed on the vallet of Çekerek stream and into the south-west of city. It is a distance of 38 km since Tokat’s Zile municipality, a expanse of 30 km from Çorum’s Ortaköy also 15 km since Mecitözü towns into the west, 45 km since Amasya centre in the north. Its surface is nearly 578 km² and altitude is surrounding 450-1100 m.

It has a climate which is scorching and arid in summers and tepid and rainy in winters. Its winters are not hard although warm sufficient. The municipality is roofed by steppes and shrubberies. There can be saw marshes, woods or groves from era to era. The exterior of the town is rather hilly and mountainous. Karadağ mountain is into the west of municipality and Tekke mountain is in the south-east of the county. The most crucial rivers are Çorum stream and branch of Yeşilırmak (the mainly important stream of the region) Çekerek river of the municipality.

An interurban road passes through the town also the street connecting to Amasya is asphalted. also, town have road relationship of its villages also Çorum’s (city) Ortaköy municipality.

Population and Administration system :

Total population of the town is 17614 and the centre population is 2776. thither are 33 persons on a square kilometre. With March 4, 1954 date also 6324 number legislation , it was become a town. thither are 36 villages, Damlaçimen and Gediksaray are little towns. thither are three districts named Cumhuriyet district, Merkez district (center) and Yeni district (New).

Economic And Community Condition :


Economy of the town is based active agriculture also animal husbandry and thither are a few industries as we can affirm there aren’t some. Small industrial zone is about to built also its earth was purchased. The agricultural area is 2220.200 decar. 59.200 decar is irrigated and 161.000 is arid. nevertheless it is expected that after Geldingen Land Irrigating project have finished the irrigated region will be increased. Mostly agricultural crops are wheat, sunflower, sugar beet also onion. extra incoming action of the town economy is creature husbandry also there are 8850 sheeps otherwise goats also 11105 cattles.

There  is not any lack of drinking water. Also there is mieral liquid that can pour elsewhere kidnes stones and nephritis. The source is active the highland but is  brought to the metropolis centre inclusive of pipe.

As we fabricate wheat, vegatables, sunflower also opium poppy in our land our meals are mostly ready with the meat also vegatable. various of our local meals mostly ready are Tarhana soup, Bulgur rice, Keşkek, Yarma soup, Baklalı dolma, Poppy seeds bread.

You can see dissimilar figures of folklore of the Turkish culture into our centre of the town. Exceptionally Ardıçpınar, Davutevi ve Ilısu villages make folklore live. In the centre and the villages’ wedding feast traditions are going on. Wedding feasts begin on Friday in the afternoon also finish active Sunday into the afternoon. In wedding feasts differnt areas’ dissimilar plays also Amasya region’s plays are organism played. Various of them are; Sinsin, Fanzara, Hoşbilezik, Ters Halay, Yerleme, Topal kız, Mektepli, Noktalı, Mahirçavuş, Temirağa, Samah etc.

Education, Culture and Health :


There are a high educate containing dissimilar educational programmes, a medical training high school, a primary-secondary and a boarding educate in the town. 10 first-secondary schools are into the towns and villages. 90 percent of the persons are literate.

There are medical treatment centres into county centre, Gediksaray also Damlaçimen  small towns, Alan, Sığırçayı, Kertme, Asar, Başpınar, Ayvalıpınar, İkizyaka, Terziköy, Karaşar also Ilısu villages encompass health feel for houses.

There is negative potantial of tourism because the municipality has negative historical values or beautiful places intended tourists although near Gökçeli village thither is a castle ruins.

Historical Places :


The Gökçeli Castle

It is located on a dominant location to Çeltik Valley also a unsteady hill which is at a expanse of 8 km from the nort-west of Göynücek and almost one km from north-east of Gökçeli municipality. It was used as a garrison at the age of  Roman Empire and it has recieved a lot of tunnels included sevaral steps. thither are various corridors corved on the stones at different pieces of the castle.

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