ABOUT VAKFIKEBİR
Vakfikebir is 40 km west of Trabzon, surrounded by Carsibasi in the east, Besikduzu in the west, Tonya in the south and Black Sea in the north. From Işıklı lighthouse the coastline turns first south west then north west to form the large bay called “Büyükliman” (The Big Harbour). The bay of Buyukliman is partly closed to northwestern wind making it a good refuge for the sailors. The tale of how this county took its name is interesting.
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ABOUT ARSİN
Town center is located on the seaboard and has a slope land. Depending on the biome, summers are cool and winters are warm. Temperate climate dominates the area. It was established on the Trabzon-Rize coast line which is 20km east of Trabzon Province. It is surrounded by Araklı on the East, Yomra on the West, the Black Sea on the North and Yagmurdere township of Gumushane on the South. It has 7km seacoast with the Black Sea.
ABOUT YOMRA
The date of foundation of Yomra is similar to that of Trabzon.
ABOUT ARAKLI
Similar to other counties in the Eastern Black Sea region, the pre-history of Arakli has not been clarified with archeological excavations either. But it is believed that habitation in Arakli was not after a long time than Trabzon since it was located on the way of Silk Road which was the most popular trade route between East and West for thousands of years.
ABOUT BEŞİKDÜZÜ
According to old documents, Besikduzu was founded with the command of Mahmut II, in 1834 and in 30 November 1948, the municipality was formed and started operating.
ABOUT AKÇAABAT
Akcaabat, on the Eastern Black Sea region, is a city that has valuable natural features. It is one of the Black Sea's natural harbors. Its climate is a mixture of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. This is why it is the only place where tobacco can be grown. Besides, due to the climate's convenience, both olive and citrus along with a variety of vegetables and fruits can be grown here. The biggest fair of the vicinity is found in Akcaabat.
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