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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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Around 10,000 people, mostly in the district of Canakci in Giresun province, still use the highly-developed and high pitch system of whistling to communicate in the rugged terrain where most of the times they cannot see each other.
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The findings of sample bucking application in Giresun Forest Regional Directorate were deemed to represent the optimum bucking data in nearby regional directorates (Artvin and Trabzon).
A military helicopter carrying 11 Turkish soldiers, including senior officers, crashed in the province of Giresun in the Black Sea region of northeast Turkey on Tuesday, the private news agency Dogan reported.
ANKARA, May 6 (KUNA) -- Some members belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fired a missile, killing a Turkish soldier in Giresun city, northeastern of Turkey, Turkish authorities announced on Friday.
8 (BNA): During a business mission to the Republic of Turkey, the Bahraini side of the Bahraini-Turkish joint business council headed by Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)'s board member Ahmed Bin Hindi met the governor of Giresun and the governor of Ordu of Turkey.
TANAP will start from the Turkish border with Georgia, beginning in the Turkish village of Trkgz in the Posof district of Ardahan, will run through 20 provinces including Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Bayburt, Gm s hane, Giresun, Sivas, Yozgat, Kirsehir, Kirikkale, Ankara, Eskisehir, Bilecik, Ktahya, Bursa, Balikesir, anakkale, Tekirda g and Edirne and will end at the Greek border in the Ipsala district of Edirne.
E[pounds sterling]nal spoke at a workshop organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry in order to solve problems in the tourism sector and discuss tourism potentials of provinces such as Artvin, Bayburt, Giresun, GE-mE-E-hane, Ordu, Samsun, Sinop, Rize and Trabzon on Sunday.
And with this study 10 species for Amasya, 18 species for Bayburt, 3 species for Corum, 26 species for Giresun, 9 species for GA1/4mA1/4shane, 19 species for Ordu, 4 species for Samsun, 27 species for Tokat and 7 species for Trabzon provinces were recorded first time and distributions in Turkey of these newly recorded species are presented.
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
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.