Karasu is a town in Sakarya Province, northwestern Turkey, on the Black Sea coast. It has an overwinter population of around 30,746, which increases in the summer due to tourism. Much of its commerce centers on hazelnut farming and tourism.
|Coordinates: 41°6′13″N 30°41′37″E|
|• Mayor||İbrahim ALTUNSOY (AKP)|
|• Kaymakam||Murat Duru|
|• District||481.69 km2 (185.98 sq mi)|
|• District density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
The Acarlar Floodplain Forest is located partly in Karasu.
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- "Acarlar Gölü Longozu" (in Turkish). Sakarya Orman ve Su İşleri Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2016-10-29.
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