About Trabzon

Trabzon is one of the major cities of Turkey and the biggest one in the Eastern Black Sea region.

Its population is over 770 thousand (2015) and has an area of 4,664 km2. Due to the rainy climate even in the summer months, it has lots of green forests and mountains with many rivers and highlands. There are major roads connecting Trabzon to other cities, a big harbor for international shipping traffic in the Black Sea, and an international airport. The city is famous for its fish, football (soccer) team, and the Sumela Monastery.