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Skyline of Alaçam
Alaçam is located in Turkey
Location of Alaçam
Country  Turkey
Region Black Sea
Province Samsun
 • Mayor İlyas Acar (MHP)
 • District 597.92 km2 (230.86 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 10,644
 • District 28,315
 • District density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 55800
Area code(s) (0090)+ 362
Licence plate 55

Alaçam is a central town of Alaçam district of Samsun Province of Turkey. Scholars believe that Alaçam is the site of the ancient city of Zaliche or Zaliches.[3]


  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. 
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 87 & notes.
  • Alaçam at GEOnet Names Server

External links

  • Alaçam photos
  • Alaçam Municipality

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