Samsun city is a city with a metropolitan status. It is located in the Central Black Sea Region of the Black Sea Region. It is located in the northernmost part of the country and is centrally located at this point. The city has 17 districts. Besides, there are 247 neighborhoods of these districts. Samsun ship harbors are vital for the city. Port affects the economic life of the city. Samsun has a population of approximately 1.5 million. With this population, it is the province with the highest population in the region. Moreover, Turkey's ten gold owned by the population is a highly populated location. There are Ordu in the east of the city, Tokat, and Amasya in the south. Sinop and Çorum are located in the western part. It is the most developed city of the Black Sea Region in many areas. It is the pupil of the region in the economy, health, education, trade, and transportation sectors. It is also named as the City of Ataturk and the Capital of the Black Sea. The history of the city dates back to very old times. B.C. It has a long history dating back to 60 thousand years. The oldest known people here are Kaşka. After this community, Hittites lived in the region. The city changed hands several times. After that, the Persians dominated the city. Samsun, which hosted several other communities after the Persians, later became a Genoese colony. The transition to the Ottoman State coincides with the period of Mehmet the 1st. The Republic of Turkey in 1923 until it reaches the town has been found in the Ottoman Empire's domination.
Samsun Ship Ports
The port in the city is an important building. The operation of the port is carried out by Samsunport. The port has the feature of being the biggest port of the Black Sea Region. The city has been a port city for a long time. The piers in the city before the port became the port. An agreement was signed with the British in 1910 to build a port in Samsun. However, the project could not be realized due to the First World War. Construction started in 1953 at the location of the piers. The port was opened for use in 1963 before the construction was completed. Samsun ship ports reached their final form with the industrial dock added in 1990. The port was privatized in 2010. As a result of this privatization, the port was given to Ceynak Logistics for 36 years for 125 million dollars.