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Delve into Samsun in Turkey!

Samsun in the region of Samsun with it's 394,050 residents is a city in Turkey - some 205 mi (or 330 km) North-East of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Current time in Samsun is now 02:40 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ankara, Adıyaman Province, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Yayla or Sirinkoy. While being here, make sure to check out Tepecik, Teknepinar, Samsun, Kozlu, Kolpinar and Dereler as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Dragonboat Dry Training

00:28 min ( May 17, 2012 by TastingTravels)
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TEGV Dragonboat Team in Samsun is having a training on the land. No water, no boat, no paddles. Looks funny. Article in English: www.tastingtravels.com Article in German: www.tastingtravels.com

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04:03 min ( April 07, 2008 by adnan aksoy)
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Nfsturkteam.com nfs most wanted Tokyo Drift Mod

Samsun saat kulesi

00:51 min ( August 13, 2009 by taflan55)
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Güzelin samsunumuzdaki saat kulesi ve etrafi

NFS Shift - BMW M3 E46 (Drift)(ACDESIGN5...

01:00 min ( April 25, 2010 by sahvelioglu)
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Music: Akon - Beautiful (Instrumental)

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Interesting facts about this location


Samsun is a city of about half a million people on the north coast of Turkey. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port.

More reading: Samsun homepage
Located at 41.29, 36.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Turkey, Black Sea, Black Sea port cities and towns in Turkey, Fishing communities in Turkey, Populated coastal places in Turkey, Populated places established in the 7th century BC, Populated places in Samsun Province, Samsun

Bombardment of Samsun

The Bombardment of Samsun was a naval operation carried out by the United States Navy and the Greek Navy. The ships fired 400 rounds at the town, in return the single Turkish cannon in the town fired back 25 rounds. The bombardment lasted almost three hours . There were several reasons for the bombardment. One of them was to assist Greek rebels, fighting Turkish forces in the area. Another reason was to disrupt consignment of weapons and ammunition into inner Anatolia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.29, 36.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1922 in Turkey, Battles involving Greece, Battles involving the United States, Battles of the Turkish War of Independence, Conflicts in 1922, Samsun


İlkadım is a municipality and district governorate in Greater Samsun, Turkey. Samsun is one of 16 Metropolitan centers in Turkey with more than one municipality within city borders. Now in Samsun there are four second-level municipalities in addition of Greater Samsun (büyükşehir) municipality. The mayor is Necattin Demirtaş.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.29, 36.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Black Sea Region, Districts of Samsun Province, Samsun, İlkadım District

Çakmak Dam (Samsun)

Çakmak Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

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Located at 41.29, 36.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Samsun Province

Samsun 19 Mayıs Stadium

Samsun 19 Mayıs Stadium (Turkish: Samsun 19 Mayıs Stadyumu) is a multi-purpose stadium in Samsun, Turkey. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Samsunspor, currently playing in the Süper Lig. The stadium holds 19,720 people (all-seater). The stadium was named after the date May 19, 1919 when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk set foot on land in Samsun to start the national independence movement.

More reading: Samsun 19 Mayıs Stadium homepage
Located at 41.29, 36.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Samsun Province, Football venues in Turkey, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkey, Samsunspor, Sports venues completed in 1965, Süper Lig venues