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Kars Destination Guide

Delve into Kars in Turkey!

Kars in the region of Kars with it's 77,486 residents is a place located in Turkey - some 542 mi (or 872 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Kars

Local time in Kars is now 03:46 PM (Tuesday). 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: Tabriz, Ağrı, Doğubeyazıt, Grozny, Tbilisi or Hasciftlik. While being here, you might want to check out Yolacan, Pasacayiri, Magaracik, Kayali, Kars and Azat 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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Kars Museum in WESTERN ARMENIA with ANIT...

01:23 min ( December 02, 2012 by ARMENOCIDE)
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Armenian architecture in the Museum of Kars

Armenian Cathedral of Kars

03:05 min ( April 22, 2009 by Vahe Hambardzumyan)
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Sketchup.google.com 3D model by Vahe Armenia. Music: Garun a by Komitas-Aslamazian. Komitas string quartet performs: 1st violin - Edward Tadevosyan, 2nd violin - Souren Hakhnazaryan, viola - Alexander...


00:26 min ( August 12, 2010 by ovuigner)
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View of the city of Kars for the local castle


00:41 min ( January 27, 2012 by Tuna Dilek Aras Zaman)
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Interesting facts about this location

Kafkas University

Kafkas University is a public higher educational institution established on July 11, 1992 in Kars, Eastern Anatolia in Turkey. It has six faculties, three institutes, three colleges, four vocational colleges and several research and application centers The university campus is situated 3.5 km southwest of Kars. Kafkas is Turkish for Caucasus.

More reading: Kafkas University homepage
Located at 40.6, 43.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Education in Kars, Educational institutions established in 1992, State universities and colleges in Turkey, Universities and colleges in Turkey

Kars Airport

Kars Airport is a public airport in Kars, Turkey. The airport, opened in 1988, is located 6 km from Kars. In 2006, Kars Airport served 2,352 aircraft and 270,052 passengers. The passenger terminal open to the public covers an area of 1,695 m and has a parking lot for 100 cars. The airport was closed in the spring and summer months of 2007 for renovation works. The re-opening took place on October 22, 2007.

More reading: Kars Airport homepage
Located at 40.6, 43.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1988 establishments in Turkey, Airports in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Kars Province

Kars Province

Kars Province is a province of Turkey, located in the northeastern part of the country. It shares part of its border with the Republic of Armenia. The provinces of Ardahan and Iğdır were until the 1990s part of Kars Province.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.6, 43.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:States and territories established in 1920

Halefoğlu, Kars

Halefoğlu is a town in the central district (Kars) of Kars Province, Turkey at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:40|39|N|43|18|E||| | |name= }}. It is 20 kilometres east of Kars. The population of Halefoğlu is 2597 as of 2011. With this population it is the most populous village of the province. There are also some Halefoğlu residents working in big cities. The economy of the town depends on agriculture and cattle breeding. There is also a dairy in the village

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.6, 43.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Eastern Anatolia Region, Kars Central District, Populated places in Kars Province, Towns in Turkey

Mezra Railway Station

The Mezra Railway Station is a freight station near the village of Mezra in the Kars Province of Turkey. The railway to Baku will split from the line here.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.6, 43.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Kars Province, Railway stations opened in 1899