Southeastern Anatolia, unofficially known in a geographical sense as Turkish Kurdistan, is a region in the south east of Turkey. It borders Syria and Iraq to the south, and Iran to the East.
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Urfa is a city in Southeastern Anatolia, and the provincial capital of Şanlıurfa Province.
Mardin is a historical city in Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. A city situated on the top of a hill, it is known for its …
Diyarbakır is the largest city in Southeastern Anatolia, on the banks of Tigris, one of the greatest rivers of Middle East, and considererd by many to be the capital of the Kurdish people.
In Southeastern Anatolia
Hasankeyf is a small village located along the banks of the Tigris River in southeastern Turkey.
Kahta is a town in Southeastern Anatolia. Kahta, on lake of Atatürk Dam is a good base to explore the area and Mount Nemrut from, although there's not a lot of life in the town itself.
Gaziantep, or informally known as Antep, is a city in Southeastern Anatolia. Set in western reaches of Southeastern Anatolian plateau, Gaziantep is a surprisingly large and modern city.
Kahramanmaraş, which used to be known as Maraş in the past, is a city in Turkey, located on the crossroad of southern, eastern and southeastern Turkey.
Batman is a city in south-eastern Turkey. It is the capital of an important oil producing province.
Hilvan is a town north of Urfa in Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. While there are burial mounds in the countryside around Hilvan, there have not been any archaeological researches yet, and as such, ancient history of the town remains unclear.
Siirt is a city in Southeastern Anatolia. Siirt has a mixed population of Kurds, Turks, and local Arabs, the latter of whom speak a dialect that is incomprehensible to Arabs from elsewhere.