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Southeastern Anatolia Region

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SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA REGION
Turkey (Turkiye)
DEMONYMS: Turkish, Turk, Asian
Southeastern Anatolia Region is a geographical region within Turkey (Turkiye). Turkey (Turkiye) is part of the Western Asia region in the continent of Asia. Turkey's name is believed to have derived from the Latin and Arabic term for the indigenous people from the area and is also known as the Land of the Turks. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 780.6 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is Turkish, the capital city is Ankara and the main currency used is the New Turkish Lira. Southeastern Anatolia Region, which has a total area of 76.8 thousand square kilometres and is comprised of 9 sub-regions, including Adiyaman, Batman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Kilis, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sirnak.
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Geographical Region
ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
Turkey (Turkiye)
COUNTRY

Geography

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REGIONAL / STATE CAPITAL

Sanliurfa

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COUNTRY

Turkey (Turkiye)

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REGION

Western Asia

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CONTINENT

Asia

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

76787

(square kilometers)

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STATES | PROVINCES | COUNTIES

Adiyaman, Batman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Kilis, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sirnak

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| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • LGBTQIA+ travel discretion is advised. Though it is not illegal to identify as LGBTQIA+ or engage in same-sex relationships, it is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has no anti-discrimination laws) in place. The lack of regulations means that there is no legal protection for those community members living or visiting from facing discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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TURKEY (TURKIYE)
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
dışişleri bakanlığı
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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TURKEY (TURKIYE)
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
sağlık bakanlığı
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
selamlama | silav
HI
merhaba | merheba
HOW ARE YOU?
nasılsın? | tu çawa yî?
GOOD MORNING
günaydın | beyanî baş
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
ben iyiyim ya sen? | ez baş im, û tu?
GOOD AFTERNOON
tünaydın | roj baş
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
adınız ne? | navê te çi ye?
GOOD NIGHT
iyi geceler | şev baş
MY NAME IS…
benim adım ... | navê min ...
WELCOME
hoşgeldiniz | bi xêr hatî
NICE TO MEET YOU
tanıştığıma memnun oldum | bi nasîna te kêfxweş im
GOODBYE
güle güle | bi xatirê te
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
ingilizce konuşabiliyor musun? | tu bi îngilîzî diaxivî?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Turkish | Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Official Language(s) spoken in Turkey (Turkiye)
The emergency service numbers within Turkey (Turkiye) to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
ambulans (turkish)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
polis (turkish)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
ateş (turkish)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
acil servis | acîlîyet
HELP ME
bana yardım et | alîkarîya min bike
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
en yakın hastane nerede? | nexweşxaneya herî nêz li ku ye?
STOP
dur | rawestan
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
en yakın eczane nerede? | dermanxaneya herî nêzîk li ku ye?
HOSPITAL
hastane | nexweşxane
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
polis karakolu nerede? | qereqola polîs li ku ye?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

90

INTERNET SUFFIX

.tr

LANGUAGES

Turkish, Kurdish (Kurmanji)

CURRENCY

NAME:
New Turkish Lira
SYM:
YTL
DIVISION:
100 new kurus

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

AREA CODES

342 | 348 | 412 | 414 | 416 | 482 | 484 | 486 | 488

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CLIMATE

Diyarbakir

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
7.1°C | 44.8°F
02| FEB
10.3°C | 50.5°F
03| MAR
15.7°C | 60.2°F
04| APR
20.8°C | 69.5°F
05| MAY
26.9°C | 80.5°F
06| JUN
34.6°C | 94.3°F
07| JUL
38.9°C | 102.1°F
08| AUG
38.9°C | 102.0°F
09| SEP
33.4°C | 92.1°F
10| OCT
25.6°C | 78.0°F
11| NOV
16.3°C | 61.4°F
12| DEC
9.2°C | 48.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
-2.8°C | 27.0°F
02| FEB
-1.0°C | 30.2°F
03| MAR
2.4°C | 36.3°F
04| APR
6.2°C | 43.2°F
05| MAY
10.6°C | 51.1°F
06| JUN
16.7°C | 62.0°F
07| JUL
21.8°C | 71.2°F
08| AUG
21.4°C | 70.5°F
09| SEP
16.2°C | 61.1°F
10| OCT
10.6°C | 51.1°F
11| NOV
3.3°C | 38.0°F
12| DEC
-1.4°C | 29.4°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
evet | erê
EXCUSE ME
affedersin | min bibore
NO
yok hayır | na
PLEASE
lütfen | ji kerema xwe ve
NO, THANK YOU
hayır, teşekkürler | na, spas
SORRY
afedersiniz | bibore
MAYBE
olabilir | belkî
THANK YOU
teşekkür ederim | spas dikim

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Istanbul)

DST APPLIES

No

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

9
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
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Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
talimatlar ve rehberlik | rêwerz û rêbername
HOW DO I GET THERE?
oraya nasıl giderim? | ez çawa digihêm wê derê?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
bu ne kadar? | ew çiqase?
HOW FAR IS IT?
ne kadar uzakta? | çiqas dûr e?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
kredi kartı kabul ediyor musunuz? | hûn qertên krediyê qebûl dikin?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
banyo nerede? | hemam li kû ye?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
ilgilenmiyorum | ez ne eleqedar im
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
en yakın restoran nerede? | restorana herî nêz li ku ye?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
anlamıyorum | ez fam nakim
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
sana ne kadar borçluyum? | ez çiqas deyndarê te me?

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Lesbian
lezbiyen (turkish)
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Gay
eşcinsel (turkish)
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Bisexual
biseksüel (turkish)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
transeksüel (turkish)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
interseks (turkish)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
aseksüel (turkish)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
sorgulama (turkish)
Community Flag
Community
toplum (turkish)
Gender Flag
Gender
cinsiyetle ilgili (turkish)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
cinsellikle ilgili (turkish)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
ikili olmayan (turkish)
Queer Flag
Queer
kuir (turkish)
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