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Delve into Samsun in Turkey

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

Interactive map of Samsun

Current time in Samsun is now 06:15 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ankara, Adıyaman Province, Simferopol, Sevastopol, and Yayla. While being here, make sure to check out Ankara . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Samsun ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.

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Interesting facts about this location


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.

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Located at 41.28 36.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Black Sea Region, Districts of Samsun Province, Samsun, İlkadım District


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.

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Located at 41.29 36.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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.

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Located at 41.29 36.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1922 in Turkey, Battles involving Greece, Battles involving the United States, Battles of the Turkish War of Independence, Conflicts in 1922, Samsun

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 41.28 36.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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.

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Located at 41.27 36.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Samsun

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