Culture and history info
- Zülfü Livaneli, singer and politician, born into a family from Yusufeli
- Kazım Koyuncu, folk rock singer, guitarist and composer, born in Artvin's Black Sea town of Hopa
- Şükriye Tutkun, folk singer
- Mircan Kaia, singer, composer and engineer, born into a family from Borcka
In 1924, the Liva Sanjak was abolished and the Artvin Vilayet was created. Artvin Vilayet was combined with Rize to form Çoruh Vilayet with the capital at Rize. Later it was separated into Artvin Province with the districts of Ardanuç, Arhavi, Artvin, Borçka, Hopa, Murgul, Şavşat and Yusufeli.
Artvin province is divided into 8 districts (capital district in bold):