Giresun


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
According to the Foreign Ministry, Ozturk invited Omuraliyev to Giresun town in order to hold meetings with the local authorities and business circles to present investment and tourist prestige of Kyrgyzstan, investment attraction in Kyrgyzstan and establishment of cooperation in the sphere of tourism, as well as developing the issue of naming park in the Giresun town after Chingiz Aitmatov.
Can you talk about human rights there?" he said at a rally in the northern province of Giresun.
The meeting was held in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the defense field signed between Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia in Giresun on March 31, 2018.
Canikli made his remarks to reporters after holding a trilateral meeting with Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov and Georgia's Minister of Defense Levan Izoria in the Turkish city of Giresun. If the French military presence in northern Syria aims to back terrorist groups, directly or indirectly, then it is illegal and labeled as "occupational" according to the international law, he said.
(1) Department of General Surgery, Giresun University Faculty of Medicine, Giresun, Turkey
A total of 53 patients (20 males, 33 females; mean age 58.2 [+ or -] 5.7; range 47 to 69 years) with roentgenograms and MRIs of the same knees were detected from the files of Giresun Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation State Hospital between January 2014 and July 2014.
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).
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.
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.