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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
 
* [[Darende]]
 
* [[Darende]]
* [[Dogubeyazit]]
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* [[Dogubeyazit]] - town on [[Iran]]ian border, fascinating Ishak Pasa Palace is located nearby.
 
* [[Erzincan]]
 
* [[Erzincan]]
* [[Erzurum]]
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* [[Erzurum]] - biggest city of the region, near Palandöken Ski Centre.
* [[Kars]]
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* [[Kars]] - city in northeast, with interesting Russian architecture.
 
* [[Malatya]]
 
* [[Malatya]]
* [[Van]]
 
 
* [[Muş]]
 
* [[Muş]]
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* [[Tatvan]] - on the western coast of Lake Van, eastern terminus of railway from [[Istanbul]], with ferry connections to Van and then on to Iran.
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* [[Van]] - city on the eastern coast of Lake Van, with some remnants from Urartu civilization and some Armenian monasteries, too.
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
*[[Nemrut Dagi]] Mountain - a [[UNESCO World Heritage List|UNESCO World Heritage site]]
 
 
*[[Ani]] - the old Armenian capital
 
*[[Ani]] - the old Armenian capital
*[[Tatvan]] on the railroad to [[Iran]]
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*[[Nemrut Dagi]] Mountain - a [[UNESCO World Heritage List|UNESCO World Heritage site]], with statues on its summit
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==

Revision as of 17:53, 30 September 2009

Eastern Anatolia (Turkish: Doğu Anadolu) is a region in Turkey. It occupies the mountainous east of the country and has the harshest winters.

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Provinces

  • Ağrı Province
  • Ardahan Province
  • Bingöl Province
  • Bitlis Province
  • Elazığ Province
  • Erzincan Province
  • Erzurum Province
  • Hakkâri Province
  • Iğdır Province
  • Kars Province
  • Malatya Province
  • Muş Province
  • Tunceli Province
  • Van Province

Cities

  • Darende
  • Dogubeyazit - town on Iranian border, fascinating Ishak Pasa Palace is located nearby.
  • Erzincan
  • Erzurum - biggest city of the region, near Palandöken Ski Centre.
  • Kars - city in northeast, with interesting Russian architecture.
  • Malatya
  • Muş
  • Tatvan - on the western coast of Lake Van, eastern terminus of railway from Istanbul, with ferry connections to Van and then on to Iran.
  • Van - city on the eastern coast of Lake Van, with some remnants from Urartu civilization and some Armenian monasteries, too.

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