Artvin Province

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Artvin Province (Laz and Georgian: ართვინი, romanized: artvini; Armenian: Արտուին, romanized: Artuin) is a province in Turkey, on the Black Sea coast in the northeastern corner of the country, on the border with Georgia.

Artuin Արտուին
Artvini ართვინი
Location of Artvin Province in Turkey
Location of Artvin Province in Turkey
RegionEast Black Sea
 • Total7,436 km2 (2,871 sq mi)
 • Total169,501
 • Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)

Armenian (Hemshin),[1][a] Georgian, Laz and Turkish people live in Artvin.

References[change | change source]

  1. Simonian, Hovann (2007). The Hemshin: History, Society and Identity in the Highlands of Northeast Turkey. Routledge. p. 320, "The Hemshin People live in [...] from the county of Çayeli, in the province of Rize, as far east as the Georgian border of the county of Hopa, in the province of Artvin."

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  1. Parenthesis marks have been removed in quote.