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Aras Destination Guide

Explore Aras in Turkey.

Aras in the region of Ağrı is a town in Turkey - some 565 mi (or 909 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Aras

Current time in Aras is now 05:31 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Tabriz, Yukaritaslicay, Yaylacik, Uysalli or Yanalyol. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yukariesen, Tasteker, Tanyolu, Cogurlu, Asagiesen and Bayramyazi. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Yazıcı Dam

Yazıcı Dam, also known as Ağrı Yazıcı Dam, is a dam in Ağrı Province, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. The construction works began in 1995 and the dam went in service in 2009. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.68, 43.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Dams completed in 2009, Dams in Ağrı Province

1941 Van-Erciş earthquake

The 1941 Van-Erciş earthquake occurred at 23:53 local time on 10 September. It had an estimated magnitude of 5.9 and a maximum intensity of VIII (Destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 192 casualties.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.68, 43.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:1941 earthquakes, 1941 in Turkey, Earthquakes in Turkey, History of Van Province

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