Factsheet on Trabzon - GeziBilen

Factsheet on Trabzon

Factsheet on Trabzon

The current population of Trabzon, with the history of humanity started in Paleolithic Age and with the first establishment of state dated 756 A.D., is 807,903. Considering the distribution of population of the city, the population is consisted of 399,377 males, corresponding to 49.43% and 408,526 females, corresponding to 50.57%. The population growth rate of Trabzon is an average of 2% on an annual basis, in where the distribution of population is almost even. The city, with the license plate code of 61, is ranked as 27th in Turkey in terms of population density.

The city, established on an area of 4,685 sq. km., has the terrestrial coordinates of 41°00’07’’N latitude and 43’07’’E Longitude. 22.4% of the city, located at the Eastern Black Sea Region, is consisted of plateaus and 77.6% is consisted of hills. City of Trabzon, having 12 lagoons within the borders, has four major lakes.

Temperate climate, which is quite typical of the entire Black Sea Region, prevails in Trabzon. The average temperature throughout the year is between 7°C and 24°C. The temperature is an average of 22.3°C in summer and around 4.4°C in winter, owing to the dense flora and forests of the city.

Trabzon, having 18 counties named as Akçaabat, Araklı, Arsin, Beşikdüzü, Çarşıbaşı, Çaykara, Dernekpazarı, Düzköy, Hayrat, Köprübaşı, Maçka, Of, Ortahisar, Sürmene, Şalpazarı, Tonya, Vakfıkebir and Yomra, is consisted of a total of 692 districts.

Trabzon, established on Boztepe (Grey Hill), which serves as the center of a highland extending vertically to the sea in the hinterlands of the narrow coastal line, is among the substantial cities of Turkey attracting the most tourist population and in terms of numerous tourist destinations and its importance in the history.



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