About Samsun

Samsun is a city located on the north coast of Turkey. It is inhabited by over 500.000 people and it is the capital of the Samsun Province. It is also an important Black Sea harbour.


The city is growing at an incredible speed. It has got two universities, several hospitals, shopping centers, factories and sports facilities. The city has a mixed economy with a cluster of medical industries. 

The Turkish War of Independence began here in 1919. 

Places to see:

The Archeological and Ethnographic Museum

 Ataturk Museum

Pazar Mosque, which was built in the 13th century

Samsun City Museum

Dogu Park

Ataturk Park.

 If you want to find out more about the beautiful town of Samsun,  watch the following power point presentation: Samsun Slayt2.

To see the video presentation of Samsun, please click here.

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