Southeastern Anatolia Region

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This article is about the geographical region. For the statistical region within Turkey, see Southeast Anatolia Region (statistical).
Southeastern Anatolia Region
Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Southeastern Anatolia Region
Country Turkey
Area
 • Total 59,176 km2 (22,848 sq mi)

The Southeastern Anatolia Region (Turkish: Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.

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.

Subdivision[edit]

  • Middle Euphrates Section (Turkish: Orta Fırat Bölümü)
    • Gaziantep Area (Turkish: Gaziantep Yöresi)
    • Şanlıurfa Area (Turkish: Şanlıurfa Yöresi)
  • Tigris Section (Turkish: Dicle Bölümü)
    • Diyarbakır Area (Turkish: Diyarbakır Yöresi)
    • Mardin - Midyat Area (Turkish: Mardin - Midyat Yöresi)

Ecoregions[edit]

Terrestrial[edit]

Palearctic[edit]

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests[edit]
Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands[edit]

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub[edit]


Provinces[edit]

Provinces that are entirely in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

Provinces that are mostly in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

Provinces that are partially in the Southeastern Anatolia Region:

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