Rize Province

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Rize Province (Armenian: Ռիզե, romanized: Rrize; Laz: რიზინი, romanized: Rizini; Georgian: რიზე, romanized: Rize) is a province of northeast Turkey, on the eastern Black Sea coast between Trabzon and Artvin.

Rize Province
Rrize Ռիզե
Rizini რიზინი
Rize რიზე
Location of Rize Province in Turkey
Location of Rize Province in Turkey
RegionEast Black Sea
 • Total3,920 km2 (1,510 sq mi)
 • Total344,359
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)

Armenian (Hemshin),[2][a] Georgian, Laz and Turkish people live in Rize.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. 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."

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Parenthesis marks have been removed in quote.