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Akyapi Destination Guide

Touring Akyapi in Turkey.

Akyapi in the region of Diyarbakır is located in Turkey - some 435 mi (or 699 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Time in Akyapi is now 04:04 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mosul, Aleppo, Ad Darbasiyah, Yasince, Yaprakbasi or Orencik. Being here already, consider visiting Akyapi, Saritoprak, Albaros, Kinalitarla, Kutluk and Belenli. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Göksu Dam

Göksu Dam is a dam in Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

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Located at 37.76, 40.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Diyarbakır Province

Türbe

Türbe is the Turkish word for "tomb", and for the characteristic mausoleums, often relatively small, of Ottoman royalty and notables. It is related to the Arabic turba, which can also mean a mausoleum, but more often a funerary complex, or a plot in a cemetery.

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Located at 37.76, 40.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Mausoleums in Turkey, Ottoman architecture, Turkish words and phrases

Massacres of Diyarbakır (1895)

Massacres of Diyarbakir were massacres took place in the Diyarbekir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire between the years of 1894-1896. The events were part of the Hamidian massacres which targeted the region's Christian population: Armenians and Assyrians.

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Located at 37.76, 40.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1890s conflicts, 1895 in the Ottoman Empire, History of Armenia, History of Diyarbakır, History of the Assyrians, Massacres in the Ottoman Empire

Diyarbakır

Diyarbakır is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Situated on the banks of the River Tigris, it is the administrative capital of the Diyarbakır Province and with a population of about 843,460 it is the second largest city in Turkey's South-eastern Anatolia region, after Gaziantep.

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Located at 37.76, 40.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian settlements, Cities in Turkey, Diyarbakir, Kurdish inhabited regions, Populated places in Diyarbakır Province, Tur Abdin

2008 Diyarbakır bombing

On January 3, 2008, at an estimated local time of 16:50, a car bomb exploded in the city of Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey.

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Located at 37.76, 40.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:2008 in Turkey, Car and truck bombings in Turkey, History of Diyarbakır, Mass murder in 2008, Mass murder in Turkey, Terrorism in Turkey, Terrorist incidents in 2008