Rize is located in the north-east of Turkey and is owned by the Black Sea. Located in the Eastern Black Sea Region, Rize is located in the west of Trabzon, Artvin in the east, Bayburt in the south, and Erzurum in the south. It is the most rainfall area in Turkey. The most important product is tea, Rize, has also started to grow kiwi fruit. But since kiwi production is not much, the city only meets its own needs. Ardeşen, Çamlıheşin, Çayeli, Derepazari, Fındıklı, Güneysu, Hemşin, İkizdere, İyidere, Kalkandere and Pazar.
Rize shows the most characteristic features of the Black Sea region. It is distinguished from the other regions of Anatolia by its geographical structure as well as its cultural structure. It is a very special tourism area with steep slopes, peaks reachable mountains, glacier lakes, emerald green springs, historical arch bridges and bears, and exhilarating streams. Summer is warm in Rize. Autumn and winter seasons are rainy. During the Ottoman era, the harbor, the township and the accident center have maintained their importance. Evliya Çelebi, who came here in 1640, said: "It is a beautiful place with a garden on the sea side of Trabzon." During the Ottoman period there were rebellions like Batum Castle guard Tuzcuoğlu Memiş Ağa (1814-1817) and Trabzon Ağaların rebellion (1835) it is suppressed. Rize is an important center of the accident in the 19th century. When Rice was left to Batum Russia, which was the center of Lazenyan Canyon (1878) with Berelin Anlamşı (1878), it became the center of Trabzon Province.