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Edirne Destination Guide

Delve into Edirne in Turkey!

Edirne in the region of Edirne with it's 126,470 residents is a place located in Turkey - some 351 mi (or 565 km) West of Ankara, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Edirne in Turkey

Local time in Edirne is now 05:46 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: İzmir, Bucharest, Yambol, Stara Zagora, Sofia or Buyukdolluk. While being here, you might want to check out Karaagac, Hasanaga, Edirne, Bosna, Avariz and Arnavutkoy as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

9°C / 49 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1011.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 20th of November 2017
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Tuesday, 21st of November 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 7°C (44 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of November 2017
Light snow, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light snow Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: -7°C (20 °F)

Videos

Edirne Turkey

05:21 min ( June 25, 2012 by Richard Randall)
Views: 316 - Rating: 5/5

© zoqy.net While visiting Turkey we visited the town of Edirne

Selimiye Mosque Edirne Turkey

09:59 min ( June 25, 2012 by Richard Randall)
Views: 254 - Rating: 5/5

© zoqy.net During our stay in Edirne, Turkey we visited the Selimiye Mosque. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II and designed by Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575


Sightseeing in Edirne Mary_zell's photos...

02:38 min ( December 08, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 270 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Mary_zell's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...

Driving! Edirne and Gelibolu Mawakefi'...

01:41 min ( December 09, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 237 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Mawakefi's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Edirne, Turkey ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Selimiye Mosque

The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.68, 26.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Architecture in Turkey, Domes, Landmarks in Turkey, Mimar Sinan buildings, Mosques in Edirne, Ottoman architecture, Religious buildings completed in 1574, Visitor attractions in Edirne Province, World Heritage Sites in Turkey

Bayezid II Külliye Health Museum

Beyazid II Külliye Health Museum is in Edirne, Turkey. A külliye is an Ottoman architectural concept that designates a complex of buildings centered around a mosque and Bayezid II Külliye was built in 1488 by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid II (reigned 1481–1512). The complex contains a darüşşifa (hospital, medical center) and it remained in operation for four hundred years as of 1488 until the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.68, 26.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1877 disestablishments, Biographical museums in Turkey, Buildings and structures completed in 1488, Buildings and structures in Edirne, Defunct hospitals, Hospital museums, Museums established in 1997, Museums in Edirne Province, Ottoman architecture, Trakya University

Edirne

Edirne (still known sometimes by its old name Adrianople) is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople became the empire's new capital. At present, Edirne is the capital of the Edirne Province in Turkish Thrace. The city's estimated population in 2010 was 138,793, up from 119,298 in 2000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.68, 26.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Turkey, Edirne, Jewish communities in Turkey, Roman legions' camps in the Balkans, Titular sees in Europe

Trakya University

Trakya University, aka University of Thrace, established on July 20, 1982, is a state university located in Edirne, at Turkey's European part Eastern Thrace. Trakya University is a regional university with institutions and schools spread over the Thrace region.

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Located at 41.68, 26.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Edirne, Trakya University

Arda (Maritsa)

The Arda is a 290 km long river in Bulgaria and Greece. It is a tributary of the Maritsa. Its source lies in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains near the village Arda, part of the municipality of Smolyan. It flows eastward past Rudozem, Kardzhali and Ivaylovgrad and enters Greece in the northern part of the Evros regional unit. It flows into the Maritsa on the border of Greece and Turkey, between the Greek village Kastanies and the Turkish city Edirne.

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Located at 41.68, 26.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:International rivers of Europe, Rhodopes, Rivers of Bulgaria, Rivers of Greece, Rivers of Turkey

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