Diyarbakır

Diyarbakir

Diyarbakır is in the south east of Turkey on the banks of Tigris River. After Şanlıurfa and Gaziantep, it is the 3rd largest city of the region with about 1,5 million population. Unfortunately, starting from 1980’s Diyarbakır suffered because of terrorism of Pkk and Pkk affiliated organizations such as YPJ, PJAK, KCK, SDF and more. … Read more

Sanliurfa

SANLIURFA

Urfa, officially Sanliurfa is located at the south east of Turkey and has a boundry with Syria. It is the city of the Prophets. Like a decade ago, archeologist start excavating the oldest temple of the world, called Gobeklitepe at the north of city center. The city has about 2 million residents. Urfa is a … Read more

Mardin

Mardin

Mardin is a city in southeastern Turkey. It is known for the Artuqid 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. The city has large populations of Kurds, Arabs, and Assyrians. A 2013 study showed that 49% of Mardin’s population identify as Arabs. Getting to Mardin There is … Read more

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