About Ardeşen City 

Ardeşen, who had been under the administration of Roman and Byzantine Empires for many years, then went under the rule of the Greek State of Trabzon. In 1461, when Fatih Sultan Mehmet destroyed the Greek state of Trabzon, Ardesen Region joined the Ottoman Empire.            

Ardeşen became a District on 1 March 1953. Taking the name of Ardeşen is according to a custom; When Yavuz Sultan Selim is Trabzon Sancak Bey, he wants to claim the Ottoman throne and he needs the help of his son, Kepa Sancak Bey, to realize this aim. As he crosses the coast to get help, he sees wood fragments at the Storm Creek. The region is completely empty, swampy and bushy. When the surrounding people say that no one lives in the region; Yavuz Sultan Selim pointed out the parts of the trees on the ground and said, "This town is not secluded; This means that the back shire "means that there are settlement units in high places. Over time, the word Ardeen is settled as Ardeşen in public language.

The area of ​​the province is 743 km². Fındıklı on the east, Pazar on the west, Altıparmak Mountains on the south and the Black Sea on the north, and the coastline is 10 km long.            

It extends up to 50 km from the shore to the interior. There are extensions and hills of Eastern Black Sea Mountains in the region. İlçenin streams are Fırtına Stream, Durak Stream, Tunca Stream, Işıklı Stream, Dolana Stream and New Road Stream.

Climate and Roads


The conditions of the aisen climate are also valid for the district, and the coasts are warm and abundant. The climate gets harder as you go inside. The average annual temperature is 14-15 degrees Celsius.             

The influence of the terrain and rugged terrain and the climate of the district makes the forests covering the parts of the district generally 700-2,300 meters high. The arable land area is 13%, the forest area is 24%, the meadow pasture area is 32%, the rocky, rocky, rivers and settlement area is 31%.