ABOUT BEŞİKDÜZÜAccording 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. Besikduzu became a county on 4 July 1987.
The county is 45 kilometers west of Trabzon. It has Vakfıkebir on the east, Eynesil on the west, Salpazari and Tonya on the south and the Black Sea on the north. The important streams of our county, which is seafront are Ağasar and Kurbağalıdere, are located in Beşikdüzü. The important ridges are Besikdagi and Yumuk Tepe(hill). Also Besikduzu has the feature of being a natural harbor.
The county is a cradle in terms of education. Thousands of young teachers have graduated from the teacher's training school since the 40s and took charge. One of the village institutes which were the most important education centers in Turkey back then was established in Beşikdüzü in 1940.
The plateau tradition has been going on for a long time in Besikduzu. The local people spend their summer in Kadirga, Erikbeli and Sisdagi plateaus. Every year on 20th May, a traditional festival is organized with the support of the District Governorate and the Municipality.