Maçka (Greek: Ματζούκα, romanizedMatzoúka, 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.

Maçka
Maçka is located in Turkey
Maçka
Maçka
Coordinates: 40°49′00″N 39°37′00″E / 40.81667°N 39.61667°E / 40.81667; 39.61667Coordinates: 40°49′00″N 39°37′00″E / 40.81667°N 39.61667°E / 40.81667; 39.61667
CountryTurkey
ProvinceTrabzon
Government
 • MayorKoray Koçhan (AKP)
 • KaymakamÜmit Cavuldak
Area
 • District967.98 km2 (373.74 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
5,742
 • District
23,647
 • District density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Post code
61750
ClimateCfb
Websitewww.macka.bel.tr

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  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.

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