Kofçaz is 26 km away from Kırklareli, the town middle.

GENERAL:

The phrase Kofçaz is “Pomakça”. The inhabitants of the district middle could be very small and
Turkey's inhabitants is a minimum of one of many district. Border with Bulgaria
neighbor is. Is a district in Turkey's most northern level. District, Istranca
It is in the course of a forested space at an altitude of about 700 meters above the mountains.
The highest level of the district is Kiraz Hill at a top of 759 meters. Around:
Along with small streams, timber and different pure property, Kofçaz is a whole
is a mountain settlement. Most of the Kofçaz individuals are engaged in farming.
Forestry is a crucial supply of earnings.

HISTORICAL:

It is just not identified how lengthy the historical past of Kofçaz dates again. Ottoman in 1369
It has joined its territory. Recently: Bulgarian and Greek occupations
It was noticed. Town middle known as “Keşirlik” within the early durations of the Republic
often known as. Kofçaz grew to become a district on April 1, 1959. But on this date,
on account of the lack of the civil servants who settled right here to agree with the townspeople,
group moved to the village of “Keşirlik”. Then in “Kofçaz”, to Keşirlik village
It has moved. In the censuses since 1960, the villages
there’s a steady lower within the inhabitants. Because there are not any enterprise areas, in villages
causes exterior migration. The younger inhabitants, usually Kırklareli, Lüleburgaz and
They migrate to large locations resembling Çorlu.

PLACES TO VISIT;

Although it’s not on the seaside, it’s within the forests and its calmness
It is most popular for individuals who need to escape from metropolis noise on the weekend.

GÜL BABA TOMB:

It is on a dominant hill subsequent to the cemetery of Ahmetler village. ahmet's
these dwelling within the village of Bulgaria, the place the present village of Ahmetler
It got here from the Mangırlar space positioned close by. Tomb common four meters
top. It is a concrete construction of 12. A window was made on the 12 corners as a hopping.
So there are 6 home windows. Visitors to the mausoleum: hand within the sandbox three occasions,
While leaving, they return to again to keep away from turning again into the sandbox. right here
deposit is evil. The actual tomb of Gül Baba, in Budin, Hungary
There shrine. He participated in some wars through the interval of Fatih Sultan Mehmet and
He died within the metropolis of Budin in Hungary in 1541 and was buried there once more
The tomb was constructed. The Gülbaba Mausoleum was rebuilt right here in 1991.
It is made. There is a fountain from the underside of the tomb. The water is ample and chilly
The identify of the fountain is known as Erenler Pınarı. Spring and shrine are on the forest edge. the Tomb
The outdated cemetery has been maintained and preserved to the current day. In this cemetery:
The gravestones, whose lengths differ between 0.5 and 1.5 meters, entice consideration. Every yr,
memorial occasions are organized right here. (In June)

THE ARTIFICIAL FATHER'S TOMB:

It is positioned within the cemetery of Topçular village. Known and often known as the Artillery Father
It is believed that Sheikh Mahmut was buried right here. By the top of the 14th century and the 15th
It is believed to have lived at the start of the century. He took the area from the Byzantines
During that point, he confirmed nice heroism with a gaggle of troopers. Ottoman
whereas serving as an Artillery officer in his military, the headquarters within the village of Topçular
When there isn’t a water wanted by the soldier, water will come out with a heel stroke.
, and by hitting a stone with its fist,
reworked. Sheikh Mahmut, who later died right here, was buried right here and
Over time, his tomb became a tomb. Tomb: rectangular, rubble stone
It is manufactured from masonry and its roof is roofed with Turkish tiles. Outside the mausoleum, based mostly on the wall
There is a head stone written in Ottoman. The date on it’s not learn. Cemetery
There is not any different Ottoman stone within the area.

It has a mudbrick wall sitting on a 5 x 5 meter basis of the mausoleum.
Covered with corrugated tile known as tile, iron nail on tree components
The solely room the place it’s not used is a single storey door. Those who died from the village folks
In time, the area grew to become a cemetery when it was buried across the tomb,
He was in the course of the cemetery. In Topçular village, the place Topçu Baba Tomb is positioned
There is a convention within the grove that has been saved intact for 600 years. In latest years
It has develop into a full feast with a rise within the variety of outsiders. Each
During the festivities held on the second Saturday of June of the yr, the occasion is empty
company who don’t come, usually sacrifice, sugar, salt, rice, dry
they create beans, bread, and fruit.

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