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Cizre Destination Guide

Delve into Cizre in Turkey

Cizre in the region of Şırnak with its 80,992 residents is located in Turkey - some 535 mi or ( 860 km ) East of Ankara , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Cizre

Local time in Cizre is now 03:12 PM (Monday) . 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: Baghdad, Mosul, Al Malikiyah, Van, and Tatvan. While being here, you might want to check out Baghdad . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Cizre ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Cizre Camileri Medreseleri - 1

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Hz. Nuh (as) Camii- İsmail-Ebul'iz Türbesi- Mir Ebdal Medresesi- Mem û Zîn Türbeleri- Cizira Botan ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Ain Diwar Bridge

The Ain Diwar Bridge is a ruined masonry arch Roman bridge, 3.5 km northeast of the town of Ain Diwar, Syria. The bridge is within vicinity of the Syria, Iraq and Turkey border region and about 500m west of the Tigris River of which it used to cross. The Ain Diwar bridge was built in the 2nd century by the Romans to give them access to Eastern Anatolia. The Romans also previously set up the Bezabde Camp nearby. It was refurbished by the Seljuks and Arabs in the late 12th or early 13th century.

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Located at 37.31 42.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Arch bridges, Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate, Buildings and structures in al-Hasakah Governorate, Crusade places, Roman bridges in Syria, Stone bridges

Yeşilyurt Feces Case

The Yeşilyurt Feces Case refers to the affair that Turkish gendarmeirs under the command of the "security commander of Silopi-Judi" ("Silopi-Cudi Güvenlik Komutanı") Major Cafer Tayyar Çağlayan forced villagers to eat feces on the night of January 14–15, 1989 in Yeşilyurt (Cinibir) village of Cizre district and related trials.

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Located at 37.31 42.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1989 in Turkey, 1990s in Turkey, Crimes against humanity, European Court of Human Rights cases involving Turkey, History of Kurdistan, History of Şırnak Province, Military history of Turkey

Cizre Dam

The Cizre Dam is a proposed dam on the Tigris River north of Cizre, Turkey. The Cizre Dam is to be built in conjunction and downstream of the Ilisu Dam. The Cizre Dam is also one of the planned dams of Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP). The purpose of the Cizre Dam is irrigation, hydro-power and to control the tailwaters of the Ilisu Dam. A tender for the Cizre Dam was issued in May 2008.

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Located at 37.36 42.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Dams in Şırnak Province, Hydroelectric power stations in Turkey, Proposed dams, Proposed hydroelectric power stations, Southeastern Anatolia Project


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Located at 37.38 42.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Towns in Turkey

Pinaka, Corduene

Pinaka, or Pinaca was name of a city in Corduene on the northern shores of Tigris fortified by three citadels on three surrounding hills. It is mentioned by Classic authors such as Strabo and Ammanianus.

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Located at 37.41 42.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: History of Kurdistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Cizre