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Kiziltas Destination Guide

Explore Kiziltas in Turkey.

Kiziltas in the region of Van is located in Turkey - some 568 mi (or 914 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Time in Kiziltas is now 01:08 PM (Tuesday). 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, Van, Uzuntekne or Cayirbasi. Since you are here already, consider visiting Onagil, Kopruler, Hirc, Goktasi, Engi and Aladuz. 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 38.3, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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

Akdamar Island

Akdamar Island, also known as Aghtamar or Akhtamar, is the second by size of four islands in Lake Van in the south of Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey, about 0.7 km in size, situated about 3 km from the shoreline. At the western end of the island a hard, grey, limestone cliff rises 80 m above the lake's level (1,912 m above sea level). The island declines to the east to a level site where a spring provides ample water.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.3, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:History of Armenia, Islands of Lake Van, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 10th century, Van, Turkey

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 38.3, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Van Province, Van, Turkey

Sevan Island

Sevan Island (Armenian: Սևանի կղզի Sevani kğzi), now Sevan Peninsula (Armenian: Սևանի թերակղզի Sevani t'erakğzi) was an island in the northwestern part of Lake Sevan in Armenia. After the artificial draining of Lake Sevan, which started in the Joseph Stalin era, the water level fell about 20 metres, and the island transformed into a peninsula. At the southern shore of this newly created peninsula, a guesthouse of the Armenian Writers' Union was built.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.3, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Landforms of Armenia

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 38.3, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 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