For a part of Balat neighborhood in the capital district Fatih, see Çarşamba, Istanbul.
For the ship, see HMS Tattoo (J374).
For the day's Turkish name Çarşamba, see Wednesday.
Coordinates: 41°11′57″N 36°43′39″E / 41.19917°N 36.72750°E / 41.19917; 36.72750Coordinates: 41°11′57″N 36°43′39″E / 41.19917°N 36.72750°E / 41.19917; 36.72750
Country Turkey
Province Samsun
  Mayor Hüseyin Dündar (AKP)
  Kaymakam Nusret Şahin
  District 641.41 km2 (247.65 sq mi)
Elevation 15 - 20 m (−51 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 65,385
  District 136,802
  District density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Climate Cfa
Website www.carsamba.bel.tr

Çarşamba is a town and district of Samsun Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is second largest district of the Samsun province after Bafra. The mayor is Hüseyin Dündar (AKP). Ferhan Şensoy - writer, actor and stage director - was born here.


  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
  2. "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.
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