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Akin in the region of Van is a place in Turkey - some 573 mi (or 922 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Akin is now 07:17 PM (Monday). 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: Mosul, Tabriz, Yukarikaymaz, Yolasan, Van or Trabzon. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kurubas, Kevenli, Elmali, Doganlar, Cavustepe and Ayazpinar. 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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Turkey Van Castle

02:25 min ( June 06, 2008 by TaknyosP)
Views: 2,874 - Rating: 5/5

Van castle, on the edge of Lake Van, has been fortified long before the Urartians in the 7th Century BC, and was successively occupied by Medes, Persians, Armenians, Georgians, Byzantines, Turks and R...

Turkey Van

04:01 min ( December 21, 2007 by Mavihakan)
Views: 16,229 - Rating: 4.07692/5

TURKEY, VAN, VAN LAKE, VAN CAT, VAN CASTLE, VAN AKDAMAR (AHTAMARA) ISLAND THE TOURISM CITY VAN. Van, Van Gölü, Van Kedisi, Van Kalesi, Akdamar Adası ve dahası.. Van'ın en güzel fotoğrafları Va...


Turkey Van

01:59 min ( June 06, 2008 by TaknyosP)
Views: 9,511 - Rating: 3.875/5

Street scenes from Van, the city by the lake of the same name. Van has a long history. It was the capital of the Urartian kingdom in 9th Century BC, then ruled by the Medes (today's Kurds), Armenians,...

KABE deki DEV İNSANLAR_1

00:31 min ( April 08, 2008 by socratesceza)
Views: 468,817 - Rating: 2.05051/5

Geçenlerde haca giden biri bunu çekimi yaptıktan sonra bu insanları tekrar izlediğinde farketmiş


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Van Ferit Melen Airport

Van Ferit Melen Airport is an airport in Van, the city in eastern region of Turkey. It is named after the Turkish politician and former prime minister Ferit Melen (1906–1988).

More reading: Van Ferit Melen Airport homepage
Located at 38.41, 43.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Van Province, Van, Turkey

Tushpa

Tushpa was the 9th century BC capital of Urartu, later becoming known as Van which is derived from Biaina the native name of Urartu. The ancient ruins are located just west of Van and east of Lake Van in the Van Province of Turkey.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.41, 43.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Van Province, Castles in Turkey, Former capitals of Armenia, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Armenia, History of Van Province, Urartian cities, Van, Turkey

Mount Erek

Mount Erek (Armenian: Վարագ Լեռ, Varag Ler) is a mountain overlooking the city of Van in the Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.41, 43.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Van Province, Mountains of Turkey

Turkish Airlines Flight 278

Turkish Airlines Flight 278, operated by a Boeing 737-4Y0 registered TC-JES and named Mersin, was a domestic scheduled flight from Ankara Esenboğa Airport to Van Ferit Melen Airport in eastern Turkey that crashed on 29 December 1994 during its final approach to land in driving snow. Five of the seven crew and 52 of the 69 passengers lost their lives, two crew members and 17 passengers survived with heavy injuries.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.41, 43.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1994 in Turkey, 1994 meteorology, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by weather, Airliner accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1994, Aviation accidents and incidents in Turkey, History of Van Province, Turkish Airlines accidents and incidents

Toprakkale (castle)

Rusahinili ("city of Rusa I)", modern Toprakkale, Turkey) is an ancient Urartian fortress built by Rusa I, located near the modern city of Van in eastern Turkey. The site has been excavated by archaeological teams from Germany, the United Kingdom, and other countries. 32x28px Ancient Near East portal

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.41, 43.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, History of Armenia, Urartian cities

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