Location of Samsun Province in Turkey
|Region||West Black Sea|
|• Electoral district||Samsun|
|• Governor||Zülkif Dağlı|
|• Total||9,579 km2 (3,698 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
Samsun Province (Turkish : Samsun ili) is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast with a population of 1,252,693 (2010). Its adjacent provinces are Sinop on the northwest, Çorum on the west, Amasya on the south, Tokat on the southeast on the east. Its traffic code is 55.
The provincial capital is Samsun, one of the most populated cities in Turkey.
Ladik Lake, Akgöl, Dumanlı lake, Semenlik lake
Kızılırmak,Yeşilırmak, Terme river, Aptal Suyu, Mert Irmağı, Kürtün Suyu
Samsun province is divided into 17 districts, four of which are included in the municipality of Samsun city (shown in boldface letters).
Surgical instruments are manufactured in the province today and were 4000 years ago.The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, started the Turkish War of Independence here on May 19, 1919.
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Yozgat Province is a province in central Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Çorum to the northwest, Kırıkkale to the west, Kırşehir to the southwest, Nevşehir to the south, Kayseri to the southeast, Sivas to the east, Tokat to the northeast, and Amasya to the north. The provincial capital is Yozgat.
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Ordu Province is a province of Turkey, located on the Black Sea coast. Its adjacent provinces are Samsun to the northwest, Tokat to the southwest, Sivas to the south, and Giresun to the east. Its license-plate code is 52.
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Ladik is a city of Samsun Province, Turkey on the site of the ancient Laodicea Pontica. The mayor is Selim Özbalci (AKP).
İlkadım is the central borough of the city of Samsun, Turkey. Samsun is one of the 30 metropolitan centers in Turkey with more than one municipality within city borders.
Sinop Province is a province of Turkey, along the Black Sea. It is located between 41 and 42 degrees North latitude and between 34 and 35 degrees East longitude. The surface area is 5,862 km2, equivalent to 0.8% of Turkey's surface area. The borders total 475 km and consists of 300 km of land and 175 km seaside borders. Its adjacent provinces are Kastamonu on the west, Çorum on the south, and Samsun on the southeast. The provincial capital is the city of Sinop.
Ladik Lake is a lake in Samsun Province, Asiatic Turkey. Anciently it was called Stiphane, and was located in the northwestern part of ancient Pontus, in the district called Phazemonitis. According to Strabo, the lake abounded in fish, and its shores afforded excellent pasture.
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