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  • Şırnak Province

    The Şırnak Province (Turkish: Şırnak ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Şirnex) is a Turkish province in southeastern Anatolia. As of 2013, the province had an estimated population of 475,255 people.

  • Samsun Province

    Samsun Province (Turkish: Samsun ili) is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast with a population of 1,252,693 (2010). Its adjacent provinces are Sinop on the northwest, Çorum on the west, Amasya on the south, Tokat on the southeast, and Ordu o…

  • Nevalı Çori

    Nevalı Çori was an early Neolithic settlement on the middle Euphrates, in Şanlıurfa Province, Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. The site is famous for having some of the world's oldest known temples and monumental sculpture.

  • Hakkâri Province

    Hakkâri Province (Turkish: Hakkâri ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Hekarî) is a province in the south east corner of Turkey. The administrative centre is located in the city of Hakkâri (Kurdish: Colemêrg). The province covers an area of 7,121 km² and has a …

  • Sivas Province

    Sivas Province (Turkish: Sivas İli) is a province of Turkey. It is largely located at the eastern part of the Central Anatolian region of Turkey; it is the second largest province in Turkey by territory. Its adjacent provinces are Yozgat to the west…

  • Karaköy

    Karaköy, the modern name for the ancient Galata, is a commercial neighborhood in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Turkey, located at the northern part of the Golden Horn mouth on the European side of Bosphorus.

  • Haydarpaşa Terminal

    Istanbul Haydarpaşa Terminal or Haydarpaşa Terminus (Turkish: Haydarpaşa Garı) is a railway terminal in Istanbul. Until 2012 the station was a major intercity, regional and commuter rail hub as well as the busiest railway station in Turkey. Haydarpa…

  • Çukurova University

    Çukurova University (Turkish: Çukurova Üniversitesi) has sixteen faculties, three colleges, seven vocational colleges, three institutes and twenty six research and application centers.

  • Osmaniye Province

    Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It became a province in 1996. The province was part of Adana Province. It covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est).

  • Kayseri Province

    The Kayseri Province (Turkish: Kayseri ili) is situated in central Turkey. The population is 1,255,349 of which around 1,000,000 live in the city of Kayseri.

  • Kastamonu

    Kastamonu is the capital district of the Kastamonu Province, Turkey. According to the 2000 census, population of the district is 102,059 of which 64,606 live in the urban center of Kastamonu. (Population of the urban center in 2010 is 91,012)The dis…

  • Artvin Province

    Artvin Province (Turkish: Artvin ili, Georgian: ართვინის პროვინცია) is a province in Turkey, on the Black Sea coast in the north-eastern corner of the country, on the border with Georgia.

  • Ali Sami Yen Stadium

    Ali Sami Yen Stadium (Turkish: Ali Sami Yen Stadyumu) was the home of the football club Galatasaray S.K. in Istanbul, Turkey, from 1964 to 2010. It is named after the founder of the club, Ali Sami Yen.

  • Turkish Grand Prix

    The Turkish Grand Prix (Turkish: Türkiye Grand Prix'i) was a Formula One motor race that was first held on August 21, 2005 as part of the 2005 Formula One season and last held on 8 May 2011 as part of the 2011 Formula One season. It was held at Ista…

  • Turkish Airlines Flight 634

    Turkish Airlines Flight 634 was a Turkish Airlines domestic scheduled flight from Atatürk Airport Istanbul to Diyarbakır Airport in Turkey. On 8 January 2003 it was operated by Avro RJ100 TC-THG, which crashed in extensive fog during its final appro…

  • Sarıyer

    Sarıyer (pronounced [saˈɾɯjeɾ]) is the northernmost district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European side of the city. With a long shore along the water, the district boasts both a beautiful coastline and a lush forest. The Sarıyer district is a huge a…

  • Miniatürk

    Miniatürk is a miniature park situated at the north-eastern shore of Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. It was opened May 2, 2003. Miniatürk covers a total area of 60,000 square metres (650,000 sq ft). It is one of the world's largest miniature parks …

  • Church of St Peter

    The Church of Saint Peter (Aramaic: Knisset Mar Semaan Kefa, St. Peter's Cave Church, Cave-Church of St. Peter) near Antakya (Antioch), Turkey, is composed of a cave carved into the mountainside on Mount Starius with a depth of 13 m (42 ft.), a widt…

  • Bitlis

    Bitlis (Armenian: Բաղեշ Baghesh/Paghesh; Classical Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܕܠܝܣ Beṯ Dlis; Kurdish: Bidlîs; Ottoman Turkish: بتليس) is a town in eastern Turkey and the capital of Bitlis Province. The town is located at an elevation of 1,400 metres, 15 km from La…

  • Aşıklı Höyük

    Aşıklı Höyük is a settlement mound located nearly 1 km south of Kızılkaya village on the bank of the Melendiz brook, and 25 kilometers south - east of Aksaray, Turkey. Aşıklı Höyük is located in an area covered by the volcanic tuff of central Cappad…

  • Amasra

    Amasra (from Greek Amastris Ἄμαστρις, gen. Ἀμάστριδος) is a small Black Sea port town in the Bartın Province, Turkey. The town is today much appreciated for its beaches and natural setting, which has made tourism the most important activity for its …

  • Aksaray

    Aksaray (pronounced [ˈaksaɾaj]) is a city in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey and the capital district of Aksaray Province. According to 2009 census figures, the population of the province is 376 907 of which 171,423 live in the city of Aksaray…

  • Phaselis

    Phaselis (Greek: Φασηλίς) was an ancient Greek and Roman city on the coast of Lycia. Its ruins are located north of the modern town Tekirova in the Kemer district of Antalya Province in Turkey. It lies between the Bey Mountains and the forests of Ol…

  • Kırklareli Province

    Kırklareli Province (Turkish: Kırklareli ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey on the west coast of the Black Sea. The province neighbours Bulgaria to the north along a 180 kilometers long border. It borders the province of Edirne to the west an…

  • Giresun Province

    Giresun Province (Turkish: Giresun ili) is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. Its adjacent provinces are Trabzon to the east, Gümüşhane to the south-east, Erzincan to the south, Sivas to the south-west, and Ordu to the west.

  • Avanos

    Avanos (Ancient Greek: Αβανος) is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, located 18 km (11 mi) north of Nevşehir, the capital city of the province. It is situated within the historic and tourist region of …

  • Suvla

    Suvla is a bay on the Aegean coast of the Gallipoli peninsula in European Turkey, south of the Gulf of Saros.

  • Pammakaristos Church

    Pammakaristos Church, also known as the Church of Theotokos Pammakaristos (Greek: Θεοτόκος ἡ Παμμακάριστος, "All-Blessed Mother of God"), in 1591 converted into a mosque and known as Fethiye Mosque (Turkish: Fethiye Camii, "mosque of the conquest") …

  • Doğubeyazıt

    Doğubayazıt (Armenian: Դարոյնք, Դարենից (Daroynk, Darenits') Kurdish: Bazîd) is a city and district of Ağrı Province of Turkey, and is Turkey's most eastern district, bordering Iran. Its elevation is 1625mand its area is 2,383 km².

  • Ardahan Province

    Ardahan Province (Turkish: Ardahan ili), is a province in the north-east of Turkey, at the very end of the country, where Turkey borders with Georgia.

  • Gazipaşa Airport

    Gazipaşa - Alanya Airport (IATA: GZP, ICAO: LTFG) is an airport currently in service in the Gazipaşa, Anamur, Alanya, Kargıcak, Kestel, Payallar, Avsallar, Okurcalar, Kızılağaç and Side areas of the Antalya Province in Turkey. The Airport opened for…