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Ordu
Metropolitan municipality
View of Ordu from Boztepe hill
View of Ordu from Boztepe hill
Emblem-Ordu.png
Emblem of Ordu
Country Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Ordu
Area
 • District 303.55 km2 (117.20 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Urban 147,913
 • District 186,000
 • District density 612.7/km2 (1,587/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 52xxx
Area code(s) 0452
Licence plate 52
Climate Cfa

Ordu is a port city on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, historically also known as Cotyora or Kotyora (Greek: Κοτύωρα), and the capital of Ordu Province with a population of 213,582 in the city center. The city is the world's largest hazelnut producer. While hazelnut is the main source of the economy, the city has developed small-sized industries and a rapidly growing tourism sector in recent years, which started, because Ordu is deemed as one of the most beautiful city in Turkey.

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