Kayalı, Şırnak

Kayalı (Syriac: Kefshenne‎,[1] Kurdish: Kefşin[2]) is a village in İdil district of Şırnak Province, Turkey. Kayalı is between the cities of Midyat and İdil near the Syriac Orthodox Mor Gabriel Monastery. While the village was historically Assyrian-populated, the current population is Kurdish of the Omerkan tribe.[1][3]

Districts of Şırnak

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Zerrin Ozlem Biner (2019). States of Dispossession: Violence and Precarious Coexistence in Southeast Turkey. University of Pennsylvania Press. p. x. ISBN 9780812251753.
  2. ^ Abdülkadir Güzel; Mehmet Özcanlı (2017). "Coğrafi Ortam ve Yerleşme Adları Arasındaki İlişki Açısından İdil İlçesi (Şırnak) Köy Adları". Aksos (in Turkish): 21. ISSN 2564-7091. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Aşiretler raporu" (in Turkish). Kaynak Yayınları. 1998. p. 244.

Coordinates: 37°20′30″N 41°53′25″E / 37.34167°N 41.89028°E / 37.34167; 41.89028