ABOUT OF
Let alone pages, even books would not be enough to properly elucidate Of, the adorable county of one of the metropolis' of the Eastern Black Sea Region, economically, historically, politically and culturally. Of has always been able to shine out due to its geographical and strategic structure, in both pre-republic and repuplic periods.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 YOMRA
The date of foundation of Yomra is similar to that of Trabzon. With the conquest of Trabzon in 26 October 1461, by Mehmed II, the last remaining non-Turkish land in Anatolia joined the Ottoman Empire. From this date on the invasion of the Eastern part of Trabzon was led by the tutor of Prince Bayezid (the son of Mehmet II), Lala Hizir Bey. It was by his efforts that Yomra became part of the Empire. Hizir Bey is also the first mayor of Trabzon.
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