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Explore Yayik in Turkey

Yayik in the region of Diyarbakır is a town in Turkey - some 456 mi or ( 734 km ) East of Ankara , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Yayik is now 01:13 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Aleppo, Ad Darbasiyah, Yolac, and Tatvan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mosul . Where to go and what to see in Yayik ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Balbaşı, Sason

Balbaşı is a village in the District of Sason, Batman Province, Turkey. As of 2011 it had a population of 159 people.

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Located at 38.32 41.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Batman Province, Sason District

Batman River

The Batman River is a major tributary of the Tigris, joining it near the source of Tigris called Dicle River in southeast Turkey. It originates in the Anti-Taurus Mountains (at the Sason and Genç mountains) and flows approximately from north to south, passing near the city of Batman and forming a natural border between the Batman Province and Diyarbakır Province. The historic Malabadi Bridge (built in 1146–1147) crosses the river near the town of Silvan.

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Located at 38.16 41.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Geography of Batman Province, Rivers of Turkey, Tigris River

Batman Dam

Batman Dam is one of the 22 dams of the Southeastern Anatolia Project of Turkey, built on the Batman River in southeastern of Turkey. There is a hydroelectric power plant, established in 1998, at the dam, with a power output of 198 MW.

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Located at 38.16 41.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Dams in Batman Province, Hydroelectric power stations in Turkey, Southeastern Anatolia Project

Silvan Dam

Silvan Dam is located in the district of Silvan of Diyarbakır Province in southeastern Turkey.

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Located at 38.16 41.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Dams in Diyarbakır Province, Southeastern Anatolia Project

Malabadi Bridge

The Malabadi Bridge is an arch bridge spanning the Batman River near the town of Silvan in southeastern Turkey. It was built between 1146 and 1147 during the Artuk period by Timurtas of Mardin, son of Ilgazi, grandson of Artuk. It was restored in the late twelfth century, and recently in the beginning of the 20th century. It was once the only bridge across the river in this area, and was in continuous use until the 1950s, when a new road bridge was opened upstream.

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Located at 38.16 41.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Anatolia Beyliks bridges, Bridges completed in 1147, Buildings and structures in Diyarbakır Province, Deck arch bridges, Stone bridges