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Atalar in the region of Gümüşhane is a place located in Turkey - some 351 mi (or 564 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Atalar is now 11:13 AM (Monday). 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: Gaziantep, Erzurum, Erzincan, Diyarbakır, Adıyaman Province or Cirali. While being here, you might want to check out Ugurtasi, Son, Mescitli, Ikisu, Cebeli and Alpullu as well. We discovered some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Turkey Sumela

02:31 min ( June 03, 2008 by TaknyosP)
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Sumela is south of Trabzond in the mountains of Pontus that abut the Black Sea coastline of eastern Turkey. It was a Greek monastery founded in the 4th Century AD and was abandoned only during the Gre...

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Zigana Pass

The Zigana Pass is a mountain pass situated on the Pontic Mountains in Gümüşhane Province close to its border with Trabzon Province in northeastern Turkey. The pass, at 2,032 m above sea level, is on the route D.885 E97 at a distance of 60 km from Gümüşhane and 120 km from Trabzon at the Black Sea coast. The pass is snow covered five months a year. The Zigana Tunnel under the pass, at an elevation of 1,795 m above sea level, is 1,702 m long, 11 m wide and has a maximum height of 8 m .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.58, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Gümüşhane Province, Mountain passes of Turkey

2009 Zigana avalanche

The 2009 Zigana avalanche was an avalanche that occurred on 25 January at around 11:15 local time on Mount Zigana, Gümüşhane Province in north-eastern Turkey. It struck a group of 17 hikers at a height of 2,200 m near the site of a small ski resort. The snow mass dragged the trekkers about 1,000 m into a valley. Ten people were killed, one person was rescued with injuries and another one died in hospital while five others survived without injuries.

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Located at 40.58, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Turkey, 2009 natural disasters, Avalanches, History of Gümüşhane Province, Natural disasters in Turkey


Torul is a town and district of Gümüşhane Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, population of the district is 12,385 of which 4,421 live in the town of Torul. The district covers an area of 1,079 km, and the town lies at an elevation of 1,113 m .

More reading: Torul homepage
Located at 40.58, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Gümüşhane Province, Populated places in Gümüşhane Province

Sümela Monastery

The Sümela Monastery, is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning "All Holy" in Greek) at Melá mountain, in the region of Maçka in the Trabzon Province of modern Turkey. Nestled in a steep cliff at an altitude of about 1,200 metres facing the Altındere valley, it is a site of great historical and cultural significance, as well as a major tourist attraction of Altındere National Park.

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Located at 40.58, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:386 establishments, Archaeological sites in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Trabzon Province, Christian monasteries established in the 4th century, Christian monasteries in Turkey, Empire of Trebizond, Greek Orthodox monasteries, Landmarks in Turkey, Museums in Trabzon Province, Religious museums in Turkey, Ruined churches in Turkey

Gümüşhane Province

Gümüşhane Province (Turkish: Gümüşhane ili) is a province in northern Turkey, bordering Bayburt to the east, Trabzon to the north, Giresun and Erzincan to the west. It covers an area of 6,575 km² and has a population of 129,618 in 2010. The population was 186,953 in 2000. The name Gümüşhane means silver house. The city has a rich mining (silver and bronze) history and was the source of exports for Trabzon.

More reading: Gümüşhane Province homepage
Located at 40.58, 39.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Gümüşhane Province

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