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Diyarbakır Destination Guide

Discover Diyarbakır in Turkey

Diyarbakır in the region of Diyarbakır with its 644,763 habitants is a town located in Turkey - some 419 mi or ( 675 km ) East of Ankara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Diyarbakır

Local time in Diyarbakır is now 10:41 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mosul, Aleppo, Ad Darbasiyah, Zorava, and Huseyinik. When in this area, you might want to check out Mosul . We found 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 Diyarbakır ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Newroz Amed (Diyarbakir) 2011

16:28 min by dkfksenden
Views: 6177 Rating: 5.00

Das Newroz-Fest in der kurdischen Millionen-Metropole Amed (Tr.-Kurdistan), am 20. März 2011, zählte über 1,2 Millionen Besucher_innen. Diese Video-Dokumentation zeigt kommentarlos Impressionen von di ..

Çekirdekçi musto telefon şakası .wmv

11:34 min by Edip yılmaz
Views: 3621 Rating: 5.00

Çekirdekçi musto'ya telefon şakası Kesinlikle izle ..

Zu Gast in einem kurdischen Bergdorf (Tr.-Kurdistan)

8:01 min by dkfksenden
Views: 1201 Rating: 4.38

Die Aufnahmen entstanden im Rahmen der Tûra Newrozê (Newroz-Tour), durch Tr.-Kurdistan, vom 17.-22. März 2011. Veranstaltet wurde diese erlebnisreiche Tour von Ari-Travel International in Hannover. Da ..

Tûra Newrozê (Tr.-Kurdistan) 2011 Ari-Travel Int. Hannover

41:42 min by dkfksenden
Views: 1104 Rating: 5.00

Veranstalter der "Tûra Newrozê" (Tr.-Kurdistan) vom 17.-22. März 2011, war das Reiseunternehmen "Ari-Travel International", Hannover. Stationen der Reise waren ua die kurdische Millionen-Metropole Ame ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Siege of Amida

The Siege of Amida took place when the Sassanids, under Shah Shapur II besieged the Roman city of Amida in 359. In this battle Ammianus Marcellinus, a historian of Greek origin from Antioch, was a Roman army officer; he described the siege in his work (Res Gestae).

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Located at 37.92 40.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 359, 4th-century conflicts, Battles of the Roman–Persian Wars, Sieges involving the Roman Empire, Sieges involving the Sassanid Empire

Diyarbakır Atatürk Stadium

Diyarbakır Atatürk Stadium (Turkish: Diyarbakır Atatürk Stadyumu) is a multi-purpose stadium in Diyarbakır, Turkey. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Diyarbakırspor. The stadium holds 12,963 and was built in 1960.

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Located at 37.91 40.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Diyarbakır, Diyarbakirspor, Football venues in Turkey, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkey, Sport in Diyarbakir, Sports venues completed in 1960, Süper Lig venues

2008 Diyarbakır bombing

On January 3, 2008, at an estimated local time of 16:50, a car bomb exploded in the city of Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey.

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Located at 37.91 40.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2008 in Turkey, Car and truck bombings in Turkey, History of Diyarbakır, Mass murder in 2008, Mass murder in Turkey, Terrorism in Turkey, Terrorist incidents in 2008

Massacres of Diyarbakır (1895)

Massacres of Diyarbakir were massacres took place in the Diyarbekir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire between the years of 1894-1896. The events were part of the Hamidian massacres which targeted the region's Christian population: Armenians and Assyrians.

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Located at 37.91 40.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1890s conflicts, 1895 in the Ottoman Empire, History of Armenia, History of Diyarbakır, History of the Assyrians, Massacres in the Ottoman Empire


Diyarbakır is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Situated on the banks of the River Tigris, it is the administrative capital of the Diyarbakır Province and with a population of about 843,460 it is the second largest city in Turkey's South-eastern Anatolia region, after Gaziantep.

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Located at 37.91 40.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Assyrian settlements, Cities in Turkey, Diyarbakir, Kurdish inhabited regions, Populated places in Diyarbakır Province, Tur Abdin


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Diyarbakır