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Giresun

(gērĕso͞on`), city (1990 pop. 67,536), capital of Giresun prov., NE Turkey, a port on the Black Sea. It is the trade center for a farm region in which corn, filberts, beans, and potatoes are produced. Known as Cerasus, the city was famous in ancient times for its cherry trees. From there the Roman general Lucullus is said to have introduced (1st cent. B.C.) the cherry tree into Italy. The English word cherry is derived from the name of the city, which formerly also appeared as Kerasun.

Giresun

 

a city in northern Turkey; the administrative center of Giresun Province. Population, 25,300 (1965). It is a port on the south shore of the Black Sea and the commercial center of an agricultural region (filbert nuts, corn, and kidney beans). There are food and paper-and-cellulose industries; filberts undergo primary processing.

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The 2,600-kilometer-long Green Road highway project seeks to connect eight highlands in the northeast Black Sea region -- Artvin, Rize, Trabzon, Giresun, Ordu, GE-mE-E-hane, Bayburt and Samsun -- but concerned locals have fiercely opposed the project, saying it will be disastrous for the region's forests.
Europe's first airport Ordu-Giresun on an artificial island opened on May 22 and now reached 4 flights per day from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines The new airport, off the coast of the Black Sea provinces of Ordu and Giresun also very close to Trabzon which is very well known by Saudi tourists.
Giresun ili kamu hastaneleri birligi genel sekreterligi satin alma birimi teyyaredE-zE- mah.
4]--Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Giresun University, School of Medicine, Giresun, Turkey
The airport was originally named Or-Gi after the first two letters of the Black Sea Ordu, and the province of Giresun which it serves.
Neziha Karabulut, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Nursing, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey; Yesim Yaman Aktas, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Giresun University, Giresun, Turkey; Dilek, Gurcayir, MSc, RN, Research Assistant, Faculty of Health Sciences,, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey; Durdane Yilmaz, MSc, RN, Graduate Student, Faculty of Health Sciences,, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey; Volkan Gokmen, RN, Graduate Student, Faculty of Health Sciences,, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Giresun University Faculty of Medicine, Giresun, Turkey
Here you can visit Giresun, where the Romans first discovered cherries and then spread them to the world or perhaps take a hike through the tea plantations of the Pontic Mountains in Rize.
A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part.
Everyone will know their place," Erdogan told a boisterous crowd of Justice and Development Party (AKP) supporters in the Black Sea province of Giresun.
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