Location of Çanakçı.
|Coordinates: 40°55′N 38°59′E / 40.917°N 38.983°ECoordinates: 40°55′N 38°59′E / 40.917°N 38.983°E|
|• Mayor||Tuncay Kasım (AKP)|
|• District||282.18 km2 (108.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||372 m (1,220 ft)|
|• District density||25/km2 (63/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
It was founded as a village of Görele. Çanakçı became a town in 1991.
Famous "Kuşdili" festival is held in Çanakçı every July. Hundreds of people from nearby places attend this festival.
The Kemenche, which is one of the traditional Eastern Black Sea instruments, is played in Çanakçı. One of the most important folk songs is "Çanakçı'dan aşağı".
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.