Maçka

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Maçka
Coordinates: 40°49′00″N39°37′00″E / 40.81667°N 39.61667°E / 40.81667; 39.61667 Coordinates: 40°49′00″N39°37′00″E / 40.81667°N 39.61667°E / 40.81667; 39.61667
Country Turkey
Province Trabzon
Government
  MayorKoray Koçhan (AKP)
   Kaymakam Ümit Cavuldak
Area
[1]
  District967.98 km2 (373.74 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (2012) [2]
   Urban
5,742
  District
23,647
  District density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Post code
61750
Climate Cfb
Website www.macka.bel.tr

Maçka (Greek : Ματζούκα, romanized: Matzoúka, the "club"; Laz: მაჩხა Maçxa) is a town and district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The name derives from the medieval Greek Matzouka , which was one of the provinces of the Empire of Trebizond. In Ottoman times, the area formed the nahiye of Maçuka.

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