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Southeastern Anatolia Region

Southeastern Anatolia Region

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

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

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.

Subdivision

  • 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)

Ecoregions

Terrestrial

Palearctic

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub

Provinces

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 climate

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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
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.

Tourism

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-19. Retrieved 2011-01-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links