Found in: Towns in Turkey
Abana is a town and a district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is to the north-east of the province, on the shore of the Black Sea. The population is 4,630 (2000 census), area is about 33 km, and the highest elevation is 300 m.
Abana is the oldest town of Kastamonu, once a part of Paphlagonia, the town was ruled by the Danishmends, the Seljuk Turks, the Candaroglu dynasty, and finally Ottomans. It was made a district of the Kastamonu province in 1945.
Abana's coastline is 11 km long, of which 7 km is a natural sand beach, making the district a popular summer resort for the region.