Terme District

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For the town, see Terme; for the river see Terme River.
Terme
Terme is located in Turkey
Terme
Terme
Coordinates: 41°11′N 36°56′E / 41.183°N 36.933°E / 41.183; 36.933Coordinates: 41°11′N 36°56′E / 41.183°N 36.933°E / 41.183; 36.933
Country Turkey
Province Samsun
Area[1]
 • District 456.11 km2 (176.11 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 31,163
 • District 73,094
 • District density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)

Terme is a district of Samsun Province of Turkey. The mayor is Ahmet Hamdi Yirmibeşoğlu (AKP).

Terme District is the site of an annual festival celebrating the Amazons, an ancient nation of all-female warriors who are believed to have lived in the Samsun region.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  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.todayszaman.com/newsDetail_getNewsById.action?load=detay&link=212625