It is one of Turkey's major cities and is designated as the twenty-seventh most populous city. As of the end of 2019, its population is approximately 800 thousand. It is located in the Black Sea Region. It is located in the Eastern Black Sea Region of the Black Sea Region. The city has a coast to the Black Sea. The city is located between the Zigana Mountains. Trabzon ship harbors are important structures for the city. It makes serious contributions to the city. It has been a factor that increased their income in economic terms. There is the Eynesil District of Giresun in the west of the city. It is located in Torul District and Bayburt Province of Gümüşhane Province on the south side and Kalkandere and İkizdere in the east part. With the decision published in 2010, it is seen that 7 municipalities and 29 village legal entities were eliminated and included in the municipal boundaries.
With this decision, the population of the municipality exceeded 400 thousand. The city becomes the second largest city of the Black Sea Region after Samsun. With the law adopted in 2012, Trabzon has reached the status of metropolitan municipality. The central district was abolished and Ortahisar District was replaced. Trabzon is one of the important cities known as the city of princes. It is a city that has received the praises of Evliya Çelebi, and it is mentioned as an important city for Istanbul after Istanbul. People living in the city have their traditions and customs. People pay attention to live under these traditions. A similar dialect is used by the people in the Sheki region of the Azerbaijan country.
Trabzon Ship Ports
The port that the city has is an important structure. It makes very important contributions to the city. It leads to the economic development of the city. Maritime has an important share in transportation since it is a developed place in the maritime field. Even in the Republican period, this feature of the city was used. The port has an important share in the development of the city's trade. The sister cities of Trabzon attract attention. The location of the port makes it easy for the city to connect with other country cities. The port has an ISPS Code certificate. There is a bilge facility at the port. This facility is a facility with 2 tons of treatment per hour and 100 tons of storage capacity. Trabzon ship harbors have an 1525 meter long dock. The average depth of the harbour varies between 2.5 meters and 10 meters.