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Ahmetobasi Destination Guide

Delve into Ahmetobasi in Turkey!

Ahmetobasi in the region of Gaziantep is a city in Turkey - some 325 mi (or 523 km) South-East of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ahmetobasi is now 08:47 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Aleppo, Damascus, Tyre, Beirut, Yukarikayabasi or Ahmetobasi. While being here, make sure to check out Salkim, Korucak, Kizilin, Tanir, Kiratli and Magaraderesi as well. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Cappadoce en mongolfière III

01:19 min ( October 02, 2008 by XabiPron)
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Préparation de la mongolfière

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Interesting facts about this location


Salkım is a town in Nizip district of Gaziantep Province, Turkey. It is at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:37|09|N|37|42|E||| | |name= }}. Distance to Nizip is about 20 kilometres . The population of the town is 2165 as of 2011.

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Located at 37.16, 37.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Nizip District, Populated places in Gaziantep Province, Southeastern Anatolia Region, Towns in Turkey


Rumkale was a powerful fortress on the river Euphrates, 50 km west of Şanlıurfa. It is called Hromkla or kela zêrîn in Kurdish, Qal'ah Rumita in Syriac, Qal'at al-Rum (قلعة الروم) in Arabic Rumkale in Turkish, Հռոմկլա ('Hromkla) in Armenian; the name means "Roman Castle (by extension also Byzantine)" in all cases. Its strategic location was already known to the Assyrians, although the present structure is largely Hellenistic and Roman in origin.

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Located at 37.16, 37.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Armenian churches in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Şanlıurfa Province, Castles in Turkey, Christian monasteries in Armenia

Zeugma, Commagene

Zeugma is an ancient city of Commagene; currently located in the Gaziantep Province of Turkey . It is a historical settlement which is considered among the four most important settlement areas under the reign of the kingdom of Commagene. It was named for the bridge of boats, or zeugma, which crossed the Euphrates there.

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Located at 37.16, 37.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greek sites in Turkey, Archaeological sites in Turkey, Commagene, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Gaziantep Province, Lost cities and towns, Populated places along the Silk Road, Roman legions' camps in Turkey, Roman sites in Turkey, Seleucid colonies in Anatolia, Twin cities

Battle of Nezib

The Battle of Nezib was fought on June 24, 1839 between Egypt and the Ottoman Empire. The Egyptians were led by Ibrahim Pasha, while the Ottomans were led by Hafiz Osman Pasha, with Moltke in command of the Ottoman artillery. The Ottoman were positioned at Mezar, southwest of Nezib, with the Nezib river on their left. Ibrahim advanced his force, under heavy Ottoman artillery fire, towards the Ottoman lines.

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Located at 37.16, 37.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1830s in the Ottoman Empire, Battles involving Egypt, Battles involving Prussia, Battles involving the Ottoman Empire, Conflicts in 1839, History of Gaziantep Province, Ottoman Egypt

Hancağız Dam

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

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Located at 37.16, 37.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Gaziantep Province