Region: Zonguldak - Devrek
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Devrek is a town and district of Zonguldak Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The town has the most luxuriant forest in that area. Pine, oak, fir tree, beech, elm, chestnut, and lime trees can be found in throughout the area. Mild weather is the characteristic of Devrek. Cool during the summer, warm and rainy in during the winter season. The most renowned tourist destination is "Yedigöller (Seven Lakes) National Park", in addition to the famous picnic area called "Bostandüzü".
Devrek is famous of traditional walking stick manufacturers. Today, in 40 different workshop 100 craftsmen are engaged in making these walking sticks. Every year on the third week of July, there is a festival called "Devrek Walking Stick and Culture Festival", which has been celebrated since 1984.