Trabzon

TRABZON

Trabzon Province is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. Located in a strategically important region, Trabzon is one of the oldest trade port cities in Anatolia.

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. The major ethnic groups are Chepni Turks and Lazes. The province is home to a small community of Muslim Romeika-speakers, though younger speakers are not fluent in this language.

Remarkably attractive throughout its historyTrabzon was the subject of hundreds of travel books by western travellers, some of whom had named it “city of tale in the East”.

Trabzon Pictures Gallery

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