Maçka (Greek: Ματζούκα, romanized: Matzoúka, the "club"; Laz: მაჩხა Maçxa) is a town and district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The name derives from the medieval Greek Matzouka, which was one of the provinces of the Empire of Trebizond. In Ottoman times, the area formed the nahiye of Maçuka.
|• Mayor||Koray Koçhan (AKP)|
|• Kaymakam||Ümit Cavuldak|
|• District||967.98 km2 (373.74 sq mi)|
|Elevation||470 m (1,540 ft)|
|• District density||24/km2 (63/sq mi)|
A traditional rural Pontic house in Livera village, Maçka district, Trabzon.
- "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.
|This article about a Black Sea Region of Turkey location is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|