ORDU PROVINCE IN THE YEARBOOKS OF THE TURKISH REPUBLIC (1925-1927)

Hadiye YILMAZ

In this study, detailed information about the economic, political, social and cultural structure of Ordu province is presented via the yearbooks of the Turkish government published in Ottoman in three volumes under the title “Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Salnâmesi” (The Yearbook of the Turkish Republic) in the years 1926, 1927 and 1928, respectively, by Matbuat Müdiriyet-i Umumiyesi (Directorate of Public Publications). Statistical data are revealed between the years 1925 and 1927 about the geographical structure of Ordu, its agricultural terrain and production, industry, trade, administrative chiefs and civil servants, public income, population, forestry, mines, roads, medical services, judicial cases, schools, institutions, and the media.

Key words: Ordu province, yearbook, economy, industry, trade.