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Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey

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Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia Region

The geography of colors. The traces of thousands of years old civilizations, natural landscapes straight of postcards, and Southeast Turkey's warm human fabric, interwoven with the culture of the region.

Southeastern Anatolia

Time travel is not a dream. The Southeastern Anatolian Region has a very rich history and cultural heritage, as can be seen in its magnificent historical sites.

Southeast of Turkey has a special atmosphere as uniquely different from other parts of Turkey. Offering a specific life style over its land, Southeastern Anatolia offers a wide variety of opportunities and mystic historical life style for visitors. You should discover this region and see the ancient ruins of Southeast Anatolia.


Geography

Southeastern Anatolia region is located in the southeast part of Turkey. The region has an area of 75.358 kmĀ² and is the second smallest region of Turkey.

Southeastern Anatolia Tourism

If you are enjoying full vacations, then the Southeastern Anatolia region will be the perfect destination for you. Also tourism information is available in English at the Southeastern Anatolian Promotion Project site.

Climate

Southeastern Anatolia has long summers are very hot and dry, with high evaporation, winters are cold and rainy.


Cities

Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia region has 9 main cities for you to explore.

Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep

Gaziantep

One of the oldest settlements in Anatolia, Gaziantep is located in Southeastern Anatolian region of Turkey.

Gaziantep
Mardin, Turkey

Mardin

Mardin

Mardin is one of the oldest cities of upper Mesopotamia, located in Southeastern Anatolia region.

Mardin
Diyarbakir, Turkey

Diyarbakir

Diyarbakir

Diyarbakir city goes back 7,500 years, lies Southeastern Anatolia of Turkey, north of Mesopotamia.

Diyarbakir
Sanliurfa, Turkey

Sanliurfa

Sanliurfa

Home during its long history to a number of cultures and civilizations, Sanliurfa enjoys an extremely rich cultural heritage.

Sanliurfa

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