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Mardin Province (Turkish: Mardin ili, Arabic: ماردين (spoken as Mêrdîn)), is a province of Turkey with a population of 744,606. The population was 835,173 in 2000. The capital of the Mardin Province is Mardin (Syriac: ܡܶܪܕܺܝܢ \Mardin\ in related Semitic language Arabic: ماردين, Mardīn). Located near the traditional boundary of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, it has a diverse population, composed of Arab, Kurdish and Assyrian people (who once made up the majority), with Muslims forming the majority of the province's population.
Cities, towns & villages in Mardin
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DereiçiDereiçi, also called Kellef, is a village located 60 km northeast of the city of Mardin in Turkey. It is situated on the old road between Mardin and Cizre. The village is sometimes called \"Turabdin's paradise\". Dereiçi is situated in a valley near Mount Qoros, which reaches a height of 1500 meters. Crops grown in the Dereiçi area include grain, grapes, tree fruit and vegetables. Along the slopes, grapes are cultivated. Earlier, a logging industry floated timber down the river Tigris to Mosul in Iraq. Show Dereiçion the map
ElbeyendiElbeğendi (Syriac: ܟܦܪܐ ܬܚܬܝܬܐ‎ Kafro Tahtayto) is an Assyrian/Syriac village in Midyat District of Mardin Province (Tur Abdin), Turkey. It has a population of 50 people, all of which followers of the Syriac Orthodox Church. The village was abandoned during the 1990s due to the PKK conflicts and rising tension in the region, but was recently repopulated. Show Elbeyendion the map
GelinkayaGelinkaya (former Keverhavar) is a town in Midyat district of Mardin Province, Turkey. The town is situated at 37°25′N 41°16′E / 37.417°N 41.267°E in Southeastern Anatolia. Turkish state highway D-380 is to the north and Midyat is to the east of the town. The distance to Midyat is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi). The population of Gelinkaya is 5203 as of 2011. The area around Gelinkaya was frequently plundered by the Assyrians in the ancient ages. Later the area was annexed by various states including the Roman Empire. After the 7th century the area was annexed by the Arabs During the reign of Al-Ma'mun of Abbasids, a series of settlements including Gelinkaya were founded by Arabs and Turks. (But there are other theories about the origin of Gelinkaya residents.) In 1994 Gelinkaya was declar Show Gelinkayaon the map
DoğançayMizizah/Doğançay' (Syriac: ܡܙܝܙܚ‎ Mzizah or Mizizah, Kurdish: Mizîzex ‎) is an Assyrian village in the Midyat district of Mardin Province, south-eastern Turkey. Mizizah is located in the Tur Abdin region. In 2011 there was 180 people. In 1961, the name of the town was officially changed to Doğançay. 1870: 16 families1915: 70 families 1960: 90 families 1970: 212 families1978: 78 families1979: 75 families1980: 42 families1985: 37 families1987: 35 families2006: 6 families2007: 7 families2008: 6 families Show Doğançayon the map
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MidyatMidyat (Kurdish: Midyad‎, Syriac: ܡܕܝܕ Mëḏyaḏ or Miḏyôyo in the local Turoyo dialect, Arabic: مديات‎‎) is a town in Mardin Province of Turkey. The ancient city is the center of a centuries-old Hurrian/Hurrian town in Southeast-Turkey, widely familiar under its Syriac name Tur Abdin. A cognate of the name Midyat is first encountered in an inscription of the babylonian king Ashur-nasir-pal II (883-859 B.C.). This royal text depicts how forces conquered the city and its surrounding villages. In its long history, the city of Midyat has been ruled by various different leaders and nations. Show Midyaton the map
NusaybinNusaybin (pronounced [nuˈsajbin]; Akkadian: Naṣibina; Classical Greek: Νίσιβις, Nisibis; Arabic: نصيبين‎‎, Syriac: ܢܨܝܒܝܢ‎, Nṣībīn; Armenian: Մծբին, Mtsbin; Kurdish: Nisêbîn) is a city and multiple titular see in Mardin Province, Turkey. The population of the city is 83,832 as of 2009. The population is of ethnic Kurdish, Assyrian and Arab descent. Show Nusaybinon the map
KızıltepeKızıltepe (Kurdish: Qoser‎, Ottoman Turkish: Koçhisar‎ or Tell-Ermen (meaning \"Armenian hill\"), Arabic: دنيصر‎‎) is a town in, and a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. As of 2014, the town had a population of 225,888. Most of the people are Kurds but there are some Arabs, Turks (who came here for government business) and Christians. The town has a historic 13th century great Friday mosque built by the Artukids. It was also the scene of clashes between protesting Kurds and Turkish riot police in 2006. Show Kızıltepeon the map
OrtaköyOrtaköy (also known as Hirrin) is a belde (town) in the central district (Mardin) of Mardin Province, Turkey. Situated at 37°13′N 40°47′E / 37.217°N 40.783°E it is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the south of Mardin. The population of the town is 7486 as of 2011. Ortaköy is a historical town. It was founded as an underground town during the Assyrian Empire. During Artuqids it was an important agricultural center. Although agriculture is still an important source of revenue, most of Ortaköy residents are now working in transportation business between Turkey and Iraq. . Show Ortaköyon the map
DaraDara or Daras (Greek: Δάρας) was an important East Roman fortress city in northern Mesopotamia on the border with the Sassanid Empire. Because of its great strategic importance, it featured prominently in the Roman-Persian conflicts of the 6th century, with the famous Battle of Dara taking place before its walls in 530. The former (arch)bishopric remains a multiple Catholic titular see. Today the Turkish village of Oğuz, Mardin Province, occupies its location. Show Daraon the map
SümerSümer is a town in Dargeçit district of Mardin Province, Turkey. Situated at 37°32′N 41°39′E / 37.533°N 41.650°E it is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Dargeçit. Distance to Mardin (prevencial center) is 110 kilometres (68 mi). The population of Sümer is 2364 as of 2011. Sümer was founded during Abbasid rule (9th century). In 1994 it was declared a seat of township. Major economic activity is agriculture and animal breeding. But the only notable crop is grapes. Show Sümeron the map
SelahGökçe (Kurdish: Selax‎) is a town in Kızıltepe district of Mardin Province, Turkey. The town is situated at 37°12′N 40°42′E / 37.200°N 40.700°E in southeastern Anatolia plains along the state highway D-400 which connects Mardin to Şırnak. The distance to Kızıltepe is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), the distance to Mardin is 20 kilometres (12 mi) and the distance to Syrian border is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi). The population of the town is 7467 as of 2011. Show Selahon the map
KaragölKaragöl (Syriac: ܕܝܪ ܩܘܒܐ‎ Deyrqube) is an Assyrian/Syriac village in the Alagöz district of Mardin Province, Turkey. It is located 10 kilometers directly east of the district center in Alagoz. The village is populated by ethnic Assyrians/Syriacs, Aramaic speaking Christians. The local church of Mor Jahkub was built in the 5th century as a monastery but this was destroyed in the 15th century by Tamerlane and rebuilt as a church. Show Karagölon the map
DikmenDikmen (Kurdish: Hêşerî‎) is a town in Kızıltepe district of Mardin Province, Turkey. The town is situated at 37°05′N 40°25′E / 37.083°N 40.417°E in Southeastern Anatolia plains. The distance to Kızıltepe is 18 kilometres (11 mi) and the distance to Mardin is 42 kilometres (26 mi). It is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of the Syrian border. The population of the town is 3233 as of 2011. Show Dikmenon the map
MardinMardin (Kurdish: Mêrdîn‎, Syriac: ܡܶܪܕܺܝܢ‎, Arabic/Ottoman Turkish: ماردين Mārdīn) is a city in southeastern Turkey. The capital of Mardin Province, it is known for the Artuqid (Artıklı or Artuklu in Turkish) architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains. Show Mardinon the map
GülgözeInwardo or Gülgöze (Syriac: ܥܝܢ ܘܪܕܐ‎ - Iwardo or In wardo, Ayin Warda, Ain Wardo) (meaning \"eye of the rose\" in Syriac) – is a Syriac village that lies very high, east of the city Midyat, in the Mardin Province of Turkey, and can be reached from Midyat on foot in 2 hours. The village was founded some time around the 10th century. Show Gülgözeon the map
AlagözBeth Kustan (Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܩܘܢܨܛܢ‎, literally 'The House of Constantine', Kurdish: Baqisyan‎, Turkish: Alagöz) is an Assyrian village in the Mardin Province of Turkey. It is located 26 kilometres from Midyat. In 2011 there were 95 people in the village. Show Alagözon the map
KabalaKabala is a belde (town) in the central district (Mardin) of Mardin Province, Turkey. Situated at 37°21′N 40°49′E / 37.350°N 40.817°E it is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) at the east of Mardin. The population of the town is 8767 as of 2011. Show Kabalaon the map
ErbuTaşköy (Kurdish: Arboy‎, Syriac: Arbo‎) is an Assyrian/Syriac village located in Nusaybin district of Mardin Province of Turkey. It is situated about 30 km south to Midyat and 6 km to Mor Gabriel Monastery. Show Erbuon the map
DerikDerik (Syriac: ܖܪܝܟܐ‎ Dêrike, Kurdish: Dêrika Çiyayê Mazî‎) is a district of the Mardin Province in the southeastern Anatolia region of Turkey. It has borders with Mazıdağı, Viranşehir and Kızıltepe. Show Derikon the map
ÖmerliÖmerli (Arabic: معسرتة‎‎, Kurdish: Mehsert‎, Syriac: ܡܐܥܣܪܜܐ‎ Ma'asarte) is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. Ömerli was traditionally an Assyrian/Syriac dominated town. Show Ömerlion the map
ŞenyurtŞenyurt (former Derbesiye, Kurdish: Dirbêsî‎) is a town in Mardin Province, Turkey Show Şenyurton the map
TelminarTepeüstü is a town in the Küçükçekmece district of Istanbul, Turkey. Show Telminaron the map
YeşilliYeşilli () is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. Show Yeşillion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Mardin
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Dargeçit İlçesiDargeçit (Syriac: ܟܪܒܘܪܢ‎ Kerburan, Kurdish:Kerboran) is a district of the Mardin Province of Turkey, traditionally populated by ethnic-Kurds. In 1900, the town had approximately 300 families. Prior to the Assyrian and Armenian Genocides this city was inhabited by Kurds, Assyrians/Syriacs and Armenians. Before 1979, it was still inhabited by Kurds and Assyrians, but most of the Assyrian/Syriac people fled/left the city after the murder of Andreas Demir Lahdik, the Mayor of Kerburan at the time. The government then changed the name of the city to Dargeçit by force. After the exodus, the town was nearly completely populated by a Kurdish majority, with a tiny Assyrian remnant.Show on map
ArtukluArtuklu is a planned district and second level municipality in Mardin Province, Turkey. According to the 2012 Metropolitan Municipalities Law (law no. 6360), all Turkish provinces with a population more than 750000 will become metropolitan municipalities and the districts within the metropolitan municipalities will be second-level municipalities. The law also creates new districts within the provinces in addition to present districts. These changes will be effective by the local elections in 2014. On 30 March 2014, Mehmet Emin Irmak (BDP) was elected mayor.Show on map
Mazıdağı İlçesiMazıdağı (Syriac:Samrah, Kurdish: Şemrex‎) is a district of Mardin Province in the southeastern Anatolia region of Turkey. Today Sunni Muslim Kurdish people form a majority in this district as a result of the Assyrian Genocide and migration of the local Assyrian/Syriac people. Prior to this, nomadic Kurdish tribes inhabited the surrounding mountains.Show on map
Midyat İlçesiMidyat (Kurdish: Midyad‎, Syriac: ܡܕܝܕ Mëḏyaḏ or Miḏyôyo in the local Turoyo dialect, Arabic: مديات‎‎) is a town in Mardin Province of Turkey. The ancient city is the center of a centuries-old Hurrian/Hurrian town in Southeast-Turkey, widely familiar under its Syriac name Tur Abdin. A cognate of the name Midyat is first encountered in an inscription of the babylonian king Ashur-nasir-pal II (883-859 B.C.). This royal text depicts how forces conquered the city and its surrounding villages. In its long history, the city of Midyat has been ruled by various different leaders and nations.Show on map
Nusaybin İlçesiNusaybin (pronounced [nuˈsajbin]; Akkadian: Naṣibina; Classical Greek: Νίσιβις, Nisibis; Arabic: نصيبين‎‎, Syriac: ܢܨܝܒܝܢ‎, Nṣībīn; Armenian: Մծբին, Mtsbin; Kurdish: Nisêbîn) is a city and multiple titular see in Mardin Province, Turkey. The population of the city is 83,832 as of 2009. The population is of ethnic Kurdish, Assyrian and Arab descent.Show on map
Kızıltepe İlçesiKızıltepe (Kurdish: Qoser‎, Ottoman Turkish: Koçhisar‎ or Tell-Ermen (meaning \"Armenian hill\"), Arabic: دنيصر‎‎) is a town in, and a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. As of 2014, the town had a population of 225,888. Most of the people are Kurds but there are some Arabs, Turks (who came here for government business) and Christians. The town has a historic 13th century great Friday mosque built by the Artukids. It was also the scene of clashes between protesting Kurds and Turkish riot police in 2006.Show on map
Savur İlçesiSavur (Arabic: صور‎‎, Kurdish: Stewr‎) is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. Savur has a high literacy rate compared to neighboring regions. The district is rich in historical places. Some of them are: Aynkamar, Ras-ıl Meydan, Ras-ıl Harf, Köprübaşı as promenade places, Ulucami Mosque, Savur Castle, and some ancient mansions in the outskirts of the castle. There is also a village in India, by name Savur in Karnataka state, Haveri district on national highway NH4. Some people migrated from this village have a family name as Savur. Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar was born in this town in 1946.Show on map
MardinMardin Province (Turkish: Mardin ili, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Mêrdînê‎, Arabic: ماردين,), is a province of Turkey with a population of 744,606. The population was 835,173 in 2000. The capital of the Mardin Province is Mardin (Syriac: ܡܶܪܕܺܝܢ‎ \"Mardin\" in related Semitic language Arabic: ماردين, Mardīn). Located near the traditional boundary of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, it has a diverse population, composed of Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian people (who once made up the majority), with Muslims forming the majority of the province's population.Show on map
Mardin İlçesiMardin (Kurdish: Mêrdîn‎, Syriac: ܡܶܪܕܺܝܢ‎, Arabic/Ottoman Turkish: ماردين Mārdīn) is a city in southeastern Turkey. The capital of Mardin Province, it is known for the Artuqid (Artıklı or Artuklu in Turkish) architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains.Show on map
MesopotamiaMesopotamia was the name of two distinct Roman provinces, the one a short-lived creation of the Roman Emperor Trajan in 116–117 and the other established by Emperor Septimius Severus in ca. 198, which ranged between the Roman and the Sassanid empires, until the Muslim conquests of the 7th Century.Show on map
Derik İlçesiDerik (Syriac: ܖܪܝܟܐ‎ Dêrike, Kurdish: Dêrika Çiyayê Mazî‎) is a district of the Mardin Province in the southeastern Anatolia region of Turkey. It has borders with Mazıdağı, Viranşehir and Kızıltepe.Show on map
Ömerli İlçesiÖmerli (Arabic: معسرتة‎‎, Kurdish: Mehsert‎, Syriac: ܡܐܥܣܪܜܐ‎ Ma'asarte) is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey. Ömerli was traditionally an Assyrian/Syriac dominated town.Show on map
Yeşilli İlçesiYeşilli () is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey.Show on map
Different buildings in Mardin
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Şırnak AirportŞırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport (IATA: NKT, ICAO: LTCV) (Turkish: Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Havalimanı) is a public airport near Cizre, a town in Şırnak Province, Turkey. The airport was opened to public/civil air traffic on 26.July.2013, the airport is 60 km (37 mi) away from Şırnak town centre. It is named in honor of native politician Şerafettin Elçi (1938-2012).Show on map
Mardin AirportMardin Airport is an airport in Mardin, Turkey (IATA: MQM, ICAO: LTCR), located in Kızıltepe, 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast from Mardin.Show on map