ABOUT HAYRAT
There is no certain information about the historical structure of our county. It is known that our county which is an allocation unit in Of, was first within the borders of Pontus Kingdom. After Pontus was destroyed, it was taken by; first Rome and then Byzantine empires. After the era of Trabzon Rum Empire, Hayrat was annexed by Ottoman Empire with the conquest of Trabzon by Mehmet the Coquerer.
ABOUT DÜZKÖY
Our county had been a village with the name of “Haçka” before it became a county in 1944 and its name has been changed as “Düzköy” when it became a municipality in 1961.
ABOUT TONYA
There is no certain knowledge about the first establishment of Tonya but it is understood that it was between the end of 13th century and the beginning of 14th century. With the conquest of Trabzon by the Turks in 1461, Rum Pontus Empire's sovereignty came to an end. Ottoman Period went by with the transculturation of native Rums and Turkish people, who came as immigrants. In this period, both Rum and Turkish cultures interacted with each other. This interaction shows itself even today.
ABOUT KÖPRÜBAŞI
There is almost no scientific litterateur about the history of Koprubasi and the first habitation process.
ABOUT MAÇKA
Maçka is a town which is connected to Trabzon Province. It is on the Gümüşhane highway and 29 kilometers in distance to Trabzon. Town center which was found on the stream bed that is between the valleys where there are mostly spruce forests, in terms of natural beauty, is one of the richest parts of Trabzon Province.
ABOUT DERNEKPAZARI
Hence the very old ages, the history of Dernekpazari is parallel with the Eastern Black Sea Region which contains this county within its borders.
ABOUT ŞALPAZARI
It is known that settlement dates back to ancient times in Şalpazarı. The Çepnis who live in this region are the people who came from Ucoklar tribe of Oghuzs. It is known that Cepni people came to city before the conquest of Trabzon, during the period of Uzun Hasan in groups. The word of Cepni means strong to the enemy, brave and merciful to the oppressed, honest. It reflects the features of the people living there.
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