Delve into Sihsat in Turkey
Sihsat in the region of Şanlıurfa is a city in Turkey - some 358 mi or ( 576 km ) South-East of Ankara , the country's capital .
Current time in Sihsat is now 09:29 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Istanbul " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Aleppo, Damascus, Al Bab, Beirut, and Avlak. While being here, make sure to check out Aleppo . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Sihsat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Kummuh is an Iron Age Neo-Hittite kingdom located on the west bank of the Upper Euphrates within the easternly loop of the river between Malatya and Carchemish. Assyrian sources refer both to the land and its capital city with the same name. The city is identified with the classical period Samosata, modern day Samsat Höyük which has now been flooded under the waters of a newly-built dam. Urartian sources refer to it as Qumaha.
Located at 37.55 38.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Yarımbağ is a village in the District of Samsat, Adıyaman Province, Turkey.
Located at 37.57 38.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Susuz is a village in the District of Kahta, Adıyaman Province, Turkey.
Located at 37.64 38.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Samosata was an ancient city on the right (west) bank of the Euphrates whose ruins existed at the modern city of Samsat, Adıyaman Province, Turkey until the site was flooded by the newly-constructed Atatürk Dam. The founder of the city was Sames, a Satrap of Commagene who made it his capital. The city is often confused with Arsamosata. Located in southeast Turkey on the upper Euphrates River, it was fortified so as to protect a major crossing point of the river on the east-west trade route.
Located at 37.58 38.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Taşkuyu is a village in the District of Samsat, Adıyaman Province, Turkey.
Located at 37.62 38.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
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