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Discover Tatvan in Turkey

Tatvan in the region of Bitlis with its 73,222 habitants is a place located in Turkey - some 514 mi or ( 827 km ) East of Ankara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Tatvan

Local time in Tatvan is now 01:22 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mosul, Van, Tokacli, Siirt, and Orenlik. When in this area, you might want to check out Mosul . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Tatvan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Train Ferry leaving Tatvan Pier

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Train Ferryboat Tatvan leaving the Tatvan Pier on Lake Van in Eastern Turkey with Trans Asia Express to Iran ..

TCDD RAI Transasia Express in Tatvan and Van Iskele

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Transasia Express (Istanbul - Tehran) at Tatvan and Van pier. Iran Turkish railways RAI Raja train trains railway railroad Zug Van Gölü Eisenbahn Türkei Transasya Ekspresi Tahran Trans-Asia Trans Asia ..

Tatvan Pier Train Ferryboat

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A freight train being pulled from the train ferry at Tatvan on Lake Van, Eastern Turkey ..


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Trans Asia Express entering Tatvan in Eastern Turkey ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Bitlis Province

Bitlis Province is a province of eastern Turkey, located to the west of Lake Van.

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Located at 38.53 42.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Bitlis Province, Kurdish inhabited regions

Nemrut (volcano)

Nemrut is a dormant volcano in Eastern Turkey, close to Lake Van. The volcano is named after King Nimrod who is said to have ruled this area in about 2100 BC. The most powerful eruptions of Nemrut occurred in the Pleistocene era, then many small eruptions occurred during the Holocene, the last one in 1692. The top of the volcano is a large caldera that host three crater lakes.

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Located at 38.65 42.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Crater lakes, Geography of Bitlis Province, Mountains of Turkey, Stratovolcanoes, Volcanic calderas, Volcanoes of Turkey

Lake Nemrut

Lake Nemrut in Volcano Nemrut, in the Bitlis Province, eastern part of Turkey. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:38.65|N|42.23|E||||| | |name= }}, close to Lake Van. Lake Nemrut is located in the elevation of about 2,247 m. It has an area of 12.36 km² and maximum depth of 176 m. \t\t \t\t\tNemrutVolcano15. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tNemrutVolcano03. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tNemrutVolcano12. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tNemrutVolcano11. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tNemrutVolcano10.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.65 42.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Geography of Bitlis Province, Lakes of Turkey

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Tatvan

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