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Southeastern Anatolia Region

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The Southeastern Anatolia Region (Turkish: Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.

Southeastern Anatolia Region
Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Southeastern Anatolia Region
CountryTurkey
Area
 • Total59,176 km2 (22,848 sq mi)

It is bordered by the Mediterranean Region to the west, the Eastern Anatolia Region to the north, Syria to the south, and Iraq to the southeast.

Contents

SubdivisionEdit

  • Middle Euphrates Section (Turkish: Orta Fırat Bölümü)
    • Gaziantep Area (Turkish: Gaziantep Yöresi)
    • Şanlıurfa Area (Turkish: Şanlıurfa Yöresi)
  • Tigris Section (Turkish: Dicle Bölümü)
    • Diyarbakır Area (Turkish: Diyarbakır Yöresi)
    • Mardin - Midyat Area (Turkish: Mardin - Midyat Yöresi)

EcoregionsEdit

ProvincesEdit

Provinces that are entirely in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

Provinces that are mostly in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

Provinces that are partially in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

Geography and climateEdit

 
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
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Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]

Southeastern Anatolia Region has an area of 59,176 km² and is the second smallest region of Turkey. Southeastern Anatolia Region has a semi-arid continental climate with very hot and dry summers and cold and often snowy winters.

TourismEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-19. Retrieved 2011-01-15.

External linksEdit