- Of (District), Trabzon
Of is a town and district of
Trabzon Provincein the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is located in the eastern part of Trabzonand is an important historical district of the city.
There are several stories about the origins of its name. According to the first assumption, its name is the replica of the word "ofis", a Greek word for "snake". The other assumption suggests that the name of the district stems from "Op" which means "gun" in the old South Siberian Turkic language.
The history of Trabzon started with the Greek colonies in the region.
* [http://www.of.gov.tr/ District governor's official website] tr icon
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