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Encyclopedia > Trabzon Province
Trabzon Province
Location of Trabzon Province in Turkey
Overview
Region: Black Sea Region, Turkey
Area: 6,685 (km²)
Total Population 1,061,055 TUIK 2006 (est)
Licence plate code: 61
Area code: 0462
Governor Website http://www.Trabzon.gov.tr

Trabzon is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. It has a population of 1,061,055 (2006 est). Neighbouring provinces are Giresun to the west, Gümüşhane to the southwest, Bayburt to the southeast and Rize to the east. The provincial capital is Trabzon city, and the traffic code is 61. The province is home to a small community of Muslim Pontic Greek-speakers.[citation needed] Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Trabzon_Turkey_Provinces_locator. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1056x816, 38 KB) Map of the districts of Trabzon province in Turkey. ... Below each region you will find associated Cities with the region. ... Black Sea Region // Black Sea Region Amasya Province Artvin Province Bartın Province Bayburt Province Bolu Province Çorum Province Düzce Province Giresun Province Gümüşhane Province Karabük Province Kastamonu Province Ordu Province Rize Province Samsun Province Sinop Province Tokat Province Trabzon Province Zonguldak Province Provinces of Turkey... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... Turkish car number plates are license plates found on Turkish vehicles. ... Turkey went from six (2+4) to seven digits (3+4) local phone numbers c. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... NASA satellite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ... shows the Location of the Province Giresun Giresun is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. ... Gumushane (Turkish Gümüşhane) is a province in north Turkey, bordering Bayburt to the East, Trabzon, to the North, Giresun and Erzincan to the west. ... Location of Bayburt Province Bayburt is a province of Turkey. ... Location of Rize Province Rize is a province of Turkey and is located along the eastern part of the Black Sea coast. ... Trabzon, formerly known as Trebizond (Modern Greek: Τραπεζούντα, Trapezoúnta; Ancient Greek: , Trapezoûs), is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. ... Turkish car number plates are license plates found on Turkish vehicles. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... Pontic Greek is a form of the Greek language originally spoken on the shores of the Black Sea, the Pontus, today mainly in Greece. ...

Contents

Districts

Trabzon province is divided into 18 districts (capital district in bold): The provinces of Turkey are divided into 923 districts (ilçeler; sing. ...

  • Akçaabat
  • Araklı
  • Arsin
  • Beşikdüzü
  • Çarşıbaşı
  • Çaykara
  • Dernekpazarı
  • Düzköy
  • Hayrat

Districts along the 114 km coastline (from West to East): Beşikdüzü, Vakfıkebir, Çarşıbaşı, Akçaabat, Yomra, Arsin, Araklı, Sürmene and Of.
Districts inland: Tonya, Düzköy, Şalpazarı, Maçka, Köprübaşı, Dernekpazarı, Hayrat and Çaykara.

Beşikdüzü and Şalpazarı gained district status in 1988, Çarşıbaşı, Düzköy, Köprübaşı, Dernekpazarı and Hayrat in 1990. Akçaabat is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey Categories: | ... Araklı is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Arsin is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... BeÅŸikdüzü is a subprovince of Trabzon Province in Turkey. ... Çarşıbaşı is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Çaykara is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Dernekpazarı is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Düzköy is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Hayrat is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Winter in Köprübaşı. Köprübaşı is a town and a district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. ... Maçka is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Of is a town and a district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. ... Åžalpazarı is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... For the pre-modern Japanese trade association, see Tonya (Japan). ... Trabzon, formerly known as Trebizond (Modern Greek: Τραπεζούντα, Trapezoúnta; Ancient Greek: , Trapezoûs), is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. ... Vakfıkebir taÅŸ fırın ekmeÄŸi ile meÅŸhur bir ilçemizdir. ... Yomra is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... km redirects here. ...

History

Trabzon as in mid 19th century
Traditional rural Pontic house in Livera village of Maçka district
Traditional rural Pontic house in Livera village of Maçka district

The capital city Trabzon was founded, as Trapezus, by Greek colonists from Sinop. An important Roman and Byzantine centre, it was the capital of the Empire of Trebizond from 1204 to 1461. Trabzon was made part of the Ottoman Empire by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1461. It was initially a sanjak then gained the status of eyalet and finally became a vilayet in 1868. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Maçka is a district of Trabzon Province of Turkey. ... Trabzon, formerly known as Trebizond (Modern Greek: Τραπεζούντα, Trapezoúnta; Ancient Greek: , Trapezoûs), is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. ... Traditional Trabzon country house Location within Turkey Trabzon, formerly known as Trebizond or Τραπεζούντα (Trapezounda) in Greek, is a city on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey (Lat (DMS) 41° 2 60N Long (DMS) 39° 43 37E). ... For other meanings of Sinop/Sinope, see Sinope Sinop (also Sinope) is a city with a population of 47,000 on the coast of the Black Sea, in the modern region of Galatia in modern-day northern Turkey, historically known as Sinope. ... Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ... The Empire of Trebizond and other states carved from the Byzantine Empire, as they were in 1265 (William R. Shepherd, Historical Atlas, 1911) The Empire of Trebizond (Greek: Βασίλειον τῆς Τραπεζούντας) was a Byzantine Greek successor state of the Byzantine Empire founded in 1204 as a result of the capture of Constantinople by... // Events February - Byzantine emperor Alexius IV is overthrown in a revolution, and Alexius V is proclaimed emperor. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... Motto دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299–1326) Bursa (1326–65) Edirne (1365–1453) Constantinople (Ä°stanbul, 1453–1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–22 Mehmed VI... Mehmed II (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثانى , Turkish: ), (also known as el-Fatih (الفاتح), the Conqueror, in Ottoman Turkish, or, in modern Turkish, Fatih Sultan Mehmet) (March 30, 1432 – May 3, 1481) was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to 1446, and later from 1451 to 1481. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... Sanjak and Sandjak (other variants: sinjaq, sanjaq) are the most common English transliterations of the Turkish word Sancak, which literally means banner. In Arabic the sanjaks were also called liwas. ... Vilâyet (also eyalet or pashaluk) was the Turkish name for the provinces of the Ottoman Empire. ... Vilâyet (also eyalet or pashaluk) was the Turkish name for the provinces of the Ottoman Empire. ... Media:Example. ...


The province was a site of major fighting between Ottoman and Russian forces during Caucasus Campaign of World War I which resulted in capture of the city of Trabzon by Russian army under command of Grand Duke Nicholas and Nikolai Yudenich in April 1916. The province returned under Turkish control in 1918 following the end of the war. Combatants Ottoman Empire Russian Empire Democratic Republic of Armenia Commanders Enver Pasha Vehip Pasha Kerim Pasha Mustafa Kemal Kazım Karabekir Kress von Kressenstein Illarion Vorontsov-Dashkov Nikolai Yudenich Andranik Ozanian Drastamat Kanayan Garegin Njdeh Movses Silikyan Lionel Dunsterville The Caucasus Campaign was fought from 1914 until 1918 in the... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Grand Duke Nikolai (Nicholas) Nikolayevich Romanov (Russian: Николай Николаевич Романов (младший - the younger)) (6 November 1856 - 5 January 1929) was a Russian general in World War I. A grandson of Nicholas I of Russia, he was commander in chief of the Russian armies on the main... General Nikolai Yudenich Nikolai Nikolayevich Yudenich (Николай Николаевич Юденич) (July 18, 1862 (July 30, New Style ) – October 5, 1933), was the most successful general of the Russian Imperial Army during World War I. Later a leader of the counterrevolution in Northwestern Russia during the Russian Civil War of 1918-1920. ...


Population History

  • 2000 - 979,081
  • 1997 - 858,687
  • 1990 - 795,849
  • 1985 - 786,194
  • 1980 - 731,045
  • 1975 - 719,008
  • 1970 - 659,120
  • 1965 - 595,782
  • 1960 - 532,999
  • 1955 - 462,249
  • 1950 - 420,279
  • 1945 - 395,733
  • 1940 - 390,733
  • 1935 - 360,679
  • 1927 - 290,303

See also

The term Pontic Greeks, Pontian Greeks, Pontians or Greeks of Pontus (Greek: Πόντιοι, Ποντιακός Ελληνισμός or Έλληνες του Πόντου, Turkish: Pontus Rumları) can refer to Greeks specifically from the area of Pontus in the region of the former Empire of Trebizond on the Black Sea coast of Eastern Turkey, or in other cases more generally all... The Laz (Lazi (ლაზი) or Lazepe (ლაზეფე) in Laz, Lazlar in Turkish, Lazi (ლაზი) or Chani (ჭანი) in Georgian) are an ethnic group who live primarily on the Black Sea coastal regions of Turkey and Georgia. ...

External links

  • Trabzon Governorate
  • Trabzon Municipality
  • Trabzonspor S.K.
  • Union of Europe Trabzon Associations

Gallery

Coordinates: 40°46′50″N, 39°48′44″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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