Atakum District which lies between the districts ilkadim and 19 Mayis has a population of about 106
thousand. 95% of this population is located in the city center and
the rest is located in villages. A relatively planned urbanization is to be seen in the district which is
placed on a flat summer housings are placed on the district's
beach area which has the longest coastline in the Central and Eastern Black Sea region. Beach
volleyball and beach soccer tournaments and International Folk Dance Festival are the events which
are organised every year.