The first settlement in the region in prehistoric times, BC In the year 3000 . BC in the ancient region known as Bitinya name Hittites in 2000 BC Phrygian 1200s were dominate . The area under the sovereignty of the Persians have begun to establish dominance Bitinyal dynasty from the middle of the 5th century BC and 3rd century BC independent Bithynians ' s have established . Yalova ' in this kingdom remained in the soil. Yalova 's area is also in BC 74 Romans in the input control . After the division of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire in 395 it moved to Yalova management . In 1302 battle of bapheus occurred near Yalova . Yalova and the environment passed to the control of the Ottoman Empire in 1326 .