Southeastern Anatolia Region

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Southeastern Anatolia Region
Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Southeastern Anatolia Region
Country Turkey
Area
 • Total 76,509 km2 (29,540 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 7,958,473
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)

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.

Provinces[edit]

Provinces in the Southeastern Anatolia Region

Population[edit]

Statistical Data from Turkish Statistics Association TUIK web site

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 7,170,849 —    
2008 7,350,752 +2.51%
2009 7,462,893 +1.53%
2010 7,592,772 +1.74%
2011 7,816,173 +2.94%
2012 7,958,473 +1.82%

Population by province:

Geography and climate[edit]

Gaziantep Castle
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Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]

Southeastern Anatolia Region has an area of 76.509 km² and is the second smallest region of Turkey. Southeastern Anatolia Region has a semi-arid continental climate with very hot and dry summers and cold and often snowy winters.

Tourism[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 37°00′N 40°00′E / 37.000°N 40.000°E / 37.000; 40.000