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Asagikaymaz Destination Guide

Explore Asagikaymaz in Turkey.

Asagikaymaz in the region of Van is a town in Turkey - some 575 mi (or 925 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Asagikaymaz is now 04:52 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Tabriz, Yolasan, Van, Tatvan or Gundogan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yukarikaymaz, Sakalar, Parmakkapi, Dimkosni, Hirc and Ayazpinar. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

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 38.32, 43.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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

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 38.32, 43.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Van Province, 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.

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Located at 38.32, 43.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Van Province, Mountains of 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.

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Located at 38.32, 43.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 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

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

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Located at 38.32, 43.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, History of Armenia, Urartian cities