With its population around one million, Trabzon is one of the nice cities of northern coast of Turkey with approximately 4,700 km2. Trabzon is the most important of all the ports on the Black Sea, situated as it is right on the north-south and east-west trade axis. Trabzon, continued to defend its geopolitical and eco-strategic position throughout history, and became one of the main ports of call on the historic Silk Road as well. More info at www.kultur.gov.tr