Şalpazarı

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Şalpazarı
Şalpazarı is located in Turkey
Şalpazarı
Şalpazarı
Coordinates: 40°56′32″N 39°11′39″E / 40.94222°N 39.19417°E / 40.94222; 39.19417Coordinates: 40°56′32″N 39°11′39″E / 40.94222°N 39.19417°E / 40.94222; 39.19417
Country Turkey
Province Trabzon
Government
 • Mayor Refik Kurukız (MHP)
Area[1]
 • District 120 km2 (50 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 3,064
 • District 10,923
 • District density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)

Şalpazarı is a town and district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The population is around 12,000 including the surrounding villages. The mayor is Refik Kurukız (MHP). Şalpazarı is a home to sizeable Chepni Turkmen population.

Şalpazarı has a creek called Ağasar.

History[edit]

During the Ottoman period, Şalpazarı was a village that was a part of the town of Görele. In 1809 Şalpazarı became a part of Vakfıkebir.[3] Then in 1987 it gained town status.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüzölçümleri" [Provincial and District surface area] (in Turkish). Harita Genel Komutanlığı. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ http://www.karalahana.com/karadeniz/trabzon_salpazari.htm

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