|• Mayor||Hüseyin Görgülüoğlu (CHP)|
|• District||154.33 km2 (59.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||97 m (318 ft)|
|• District density||87/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||(+90) 454|
In the Ottoman Empire period the town was named Piridede-Abdal.
The local economy depends of growing hazelnuts and fishing in the Black Sea. This is a poor district and many people have migrated away to jobs in Turkey's larger cities.
Piraziz itself is a small town of 6,886 people.
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- "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.
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