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Samsun is a city of about half a million people on the north coast of Turkey. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port.Samsun is a long city which extends along the coast between two river deltas which jut into the Black Sea. It is located at the end of an ancient route from Cappadocia: the Amisos of antiquity lay on the headland northwest of the modern city.The River Mert reaches the sea at the city, Yeşilırmak east of the city and Kızılırmak west of the city.Archaeological and Atatürk Museum. The archaeological part of the museum displays ancient artifacts found in the Samsun area.
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