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Mardin in the region of Mardin with it's 71,373 inhabitants is a place in Turkey - some 462 mi (or 744 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Mardin is now 09:20 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Baghdad, Mosul, Aleppo, Ad Darbasiyah, Al Hasakah or Yerevan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yukariazikli, Ovakoy, Mardin, Kabala, Gollu and Cevizpinari. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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The Ancient City of Mardin Turkey

02:35 min ( September 04, 2012 by JETSETextra)
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Jetset Extra toured the province of Mardin in Southeastern Turkey with archeologist and museum curator Masut Alp. This is one of Mesopotamia's oldest settled areas, with evidence of human habitation d...

My Journey in Turkey - Part 3 - Mardin a...

07:38 min ( April 17, 2012 by Francesco Buonaurio)
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LEGGIMI se ti è piaciuto, clicca qui! www.youtube.com Faccio tappa a Mardin, che è la città in cui si svolgerà il progetto. Questa giornata rappresenta una buona occasione per indagare su u...

Tûra Ari ya Newrozê 2012 - Mêrdîn (M...

07:11 min ( May 30, 2012 by aritravelintern)
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Tûra Ari ya Newrozê 2012 - Bildungsreise Diyarbakir - Wan vom 17. bis 23. März 2012, organisiert und veranstaltet von Ari-Travel International (Hannover). Tel.: 0511 - www.aritravel.de Besichtigun...

The Saffron Town Lraleigh's photos aroun...

02:08 min ( December 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Lraleigh'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 vide...

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Interesting facts about this location

Mor Hananyo Monastery

Deyr ul-Zafaran Monastery is an important Syriac Orthodox monastery near the city of Mardin in Turkey. The monastery is located in the area known as Tur Abdin, the motherland of the Assyrian/Syriacs. It is usually better known by its nickname, the 'Saffron Monastery' . This name is derived from the warm colour of its stone.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.31, 40.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:493 establishments, Assyrian settlements, Buildings and structures in Mardin Province, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Turkey, Syriac Orthodox monasteries, Syriac people

Mardin Airport

Mardin Airport is an airport in Mardin, Turkey. Mardin Airport is located in Kiziltepe. The airport is 20Km away from Mardin.

More reading: Mardin Airport homepage
Located at 37.31, 40.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Turkey

Mardin Province

Mardin Province is a province of Turkey with a population of 744,606. The population was 835,173 in 2000. The capital of the Mardin Province is Mardin . Located near the traditional boundary of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, it has a diverse population, composed by Kurdish, Turkish, Arab and Syriac people.

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Located at 37.31, 40.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian settlements, Kurdistan, Tur Abdin

Mardin engagement ceremony massacre

The Mardin engagement ceremony massacre was a massacre at an engagement ceremony, where at least forty-four people were killed on May 4, 2009, in the village of Bilge in Mazıdağı district of south-eastern Mardin Province in Turkey. The attack was perpetrated by at least two masked assailants using grenades and automatic weapons, who authorities believe are involved in a feud between two families. According to some sources it was a feud inside the Kurdish Çelebi clan.

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Located at 37.31, 40.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Turkey, History of Mardin Province, History of the Kurdish people, Mass murder in 2009, Massacres in Turkey, Terrorist incidents in 2009


Amuda is a town in Al Hasakah Governorate in northeastern Syria. Amuda has a mostly Kurdish population with a significant Assyrian population. On November 13, 1960, the village was the site of a tragedy in which 152 children were killed in a fire at a movie theatre. As of 20th July 2012, the area has come under the control of the Popular Protection Units (commonly known as YPG).

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Located at 37.31, 40.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in al-Qamishli District, Towns in Syria