Place:Samsun, Turkey

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NameSamsun
Alt namesSamsunsource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Coordinates41.25°N 36.333°E
Located inTurkey
See alsoKaradeṅiz kıiyıisıi,removed name of Region
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Samsun Province 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, and Ordu on the east. Its traffic code is 55.

The provincial capital is Samsun, one of the most populated cities in Turkey and the largest and busiest port in the Black Sea.

History

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The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, started the Turkish War of Independence here on May 19, 1919.

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