Southeastern Anatolia, unofficially known in a geographical sense as Turkish Kurdistan, is a region in the south east of
. It borders
to the south, and
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,
. 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
, and considererd by many to be the capital of the Kurdish people.
Hasankeyf is a small village located along the banks of the Tigris River in southeastern
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
, located on the crossroad of
and southeastern Turkey.
Batman is a city in south-eastern
. It is the capital of an important oil producing province.
Hilvan is a town north of
in Southeastern Anatolia,
. 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.
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Southeastern Anatolia Resources
Southeastern Anatolia – Mapcarta
South Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey – Wikipedia
Southeastern Anatolia – Wikivoyage
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