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Aydin Destination Guide

Delve into Aydin in Turkey

Aydin in the region of Şanlıurfa is located in Turkey - some 444 mi or ( 715 km ) South-East of Ankara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Aydin

Local time in Aydin is now 06:31 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mosul, Umm Sulaybah, Umm Dibs, Tall Halaf, and Tall as Sakhr. While being here, you might want to check out Mosul . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Aydin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tell el Fakhariya

Tell el Fakhariya, or Tell el Fecheriyeh with variants, is an ancient site in the Khabur River basin in the Al Hasakah Governorate of northern Syria. It was part of the Aramaean kingdom of Bit Bahiani in the early 1st millennium BC. In the area several mounds called can be found in close proximity: Tell el Fakhariya, Ra's al-'Ayn, and Tell Halaf; the Aramean and Neo-Assyrian city of Guzana. It has been suggested as the site of Washukanni, the capital of Mitanni.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.84 40.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate, Bronze Age sites in Syria, Former populated places in Syria

Bit Bahiani

Bit Bahiani was an independent Aramaean city-state kingdom (ca. 1200 - 808 BC) and an Assyrian province (ca. ~810 - 706 BC) with its capital at Guzana. Bit Bahiani was ruled by King Kapara. After becoming a tributary to Assyria an alliance with Izalla to revolt was formed. There were at least five kings and four governors of Bit Bahiani before losing its name in usage.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.83 40.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Aramaean cities, History of Syria

Southeastern Anatolia Region

Southeastern Anatolia Region (Turkish: Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi) is one of Turkey's seven census-defined geographical regions (bölge). It is bordered by the Mediterranean Region to the west, the Eastern Anatolia Region to the north, Syria to the south, and Iraq to the southeast.

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Located at 37.00 40.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Regions of Turkey, Southeastern Anatolia Region