Karabük is a province in north-central Turkey. The main city is Karabük which is located about 200 kilometers north of Ankara and about 100 kilometers south of the Black Sea coast. Karabük is located on the highway between Bartin and Ankara which was in ancient times an important route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. The railway between Ankara and Zonguldak passes through Karabük. Safranbolu, a historically important city, is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List – is located in Karabük Province.