Artvin, city, northeastern Turkey. It is situated on the Çoruh River close to the fringe with Georgia.

Together with the neighboring locale of Kars, Artvin was surrendered to Russia at the finish of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78. It was come back to Turkey by a settlement among Turkey and Soviet Russia marked at Brest-Litovsk in 1918.

A neighborhood showcase for agrarian and creature items, Artvin is connected by street with its port of Hopa toward the northwest, which is on the Black Sea, and with Erzurum toward the south. The populace incorporates numerous Georgians, Kurds, and Lazes. Pop. (2000) 23,137; (2013 est.) 25,771.

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