Keşap is a town and a district of Giresun Province on the Black Sea coast of Turkey just to the east of the city of Giresun.

Keşap
Town
Keşap - Giresun 2018-08-19 03.jpg
Keşap is located in Turkey
Keşap
Keşap
Coordinates: 40°55′N 38°31′E / 40.917°N 38.517°E / 40.917; 38.517Coordinates: 40°55′N 38°31′E / 40.917°N 38.517°E / 40.917; 38.517
Country Turkey
RegionBlack Sea
ProvinceGiresun
Government
 • MayorMehmet Emür (AKP)
Area
 • District221.18 km2 (85.40 sq mi)
Elevation
95 m (312 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
8,611
 • District
20,505
 • District density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
28900
Area code(s)(+90) 454
Licence plate28
ClimateCfa
Websitehttp://www.kesap.gov.tr/

Keşap itself is a small town of 8,617 people.

The TV sitcom Uy! Başuma Gelenler was filmed in a village in Keşap.

HistoryEdit

See Giresun for the long history of this area, dating back to the Persians and the Seleucids.

ReferencesEdit

  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.

External linksEdit

tr, keşap