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Southeastern Anatolia Region, Turkey

Southeastern Anatolia Region
Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Country Turkey
Area
 • Total 76,938 km2 (29,706 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 7,958,473
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)

Southeastern Anatolia Region (Turkish: Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi is one of Turkey's seven census-defined geographical regions (bölge). 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.

Provinces

Population

Statistical Data from Turkish Statistics Association TUIK web site

Population by province:

Geography and climate

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Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]

Southeastern Anatolia Region has an area of 75.358 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.

Tourism

  • Tourism information is available in English at the Southeastern Anatolian Promotion Project site.

See also

References

Coordinates: 37°00′N 40°00′E / 37.000°N 40.000°E / 37.000; 40.000

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