Vakfıkebir is a town and district of Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. The mayor is Muhammet Balta (AKP).

Vakfıkebir
Vakfıkebir is located in Turkey
Vakfıkebir
Vakfıkebir
Coordinates: 41°2′50.98″N 39°16′47.29″E / 41.0474944°N 39.2798028°E / 41.0474944; 39.2798028Coordinates: 41°2′50.98″N 39°16′47.29″E / 41.0474944°N 39.2798028°E / 41.0474944; 39.2798028
Country Turkey
ProvinceTrabzon
Government
 • MayorMuhammet Balta (AKP)
Area
 • District143.01 km2 (55.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
13,434
 • District
26,291
 • District density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
ClimateCfa

Cuisine of VakfıkebirEdit

Notable nativesEdit

  • Volkan Bekçi (1987– ), footballer
  • Tayfun Cora (1983– ), footballer of Trabzonspor
  • Rahman Oğuz Kobya (1988– ), footballer of Adanaspor
  • Erman Öncü (1976– ), retired footballer, currently scholar for physical education and sports at the Black Sea Technical University
  • Muhammet Özdin (1978– ), footballer
  • Osman Şirin (1943– ), former justice of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey
  • Necip Torumtay (1926–2011), former Chief of the General Staff of Turkey

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.

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