Terme
Bus station of Terme
Bus station of Terme
Map showing Terme District in Samsun Province
Map showing Terme District in Samsun Province
Terme is located in Turkey
Terme
Terme
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 41°12′33″N 36°58′26″E / 41.20917°N 36.97389°E / 41.20917; 36.97389
CountryTurkey
ProvinceSamsun
Government
 • MayorAli Kılıç (AKP)
Area
548 km2 (212 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)[1]
71,092
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneTRT (UTC+3)
Postal code
55600
Area code0362
ClimateCfa
Websitewww.terme.bel.tr

Terme (formerly spelled Termeh; Ancient Greek: Thèrmae, Θέρμαι) is a municipality and district of Samsun Province, Turkey.[2] Its area is 548 km2,[3] and its population is 71,092 (2022).[1] Terme is located on Terme River, about 5 km from its mouth, on the eastern end of the Çarşamba Plain.

Terme or its environs are the site of the ancient city of Themiscyra, Θεμίσκυρα.[4]

Terme District is the site of an annual festival celebrating the Amazons, an ancient nation of all-female warriors who, according to Greek myth, were believed to have lived in the Samsun region.[5]

Composition

There are 82 neighbourhoods in Terme District:[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  2. ^ Büyükşehir İlçe Belediyesi, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  3. ^ "İl ve İlçe Yüz ölçümleri". General Directorate of Mapping. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 87 & notes.
  5. ^ "Village of Amazons to be recreated in Samsun park - Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news". Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  6. ^ Mahalle, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 12 July 2023.