Sümer, Mardin

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Sümer
Town
Sümer is located in Turkey
Sümer
Sümer
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°32′N 41°39′E / 37.533°N 41.650°E / 37.533; 41.650Coordinates: 37°32′N 41°39′E / 37.533°N 41.650°E / 37.533; 41.650
Country  Turkey
Province Mardin Province
District Dargeçit
Town (belde) 1994
Elevation 970 m (3,180 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,364
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 47750
Area code(s) 0482
Licence plate 47

Sümer is a town in Dargeçit district of Mardin Province, Turkey. Situated at 37°32′N 41°39′E / 37.533°N 41.650°E / 37.533; 41.650 it is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Dargeçit. Distance to Mardin (prevencial center) is 110 kilometres (68 mi). The population of Sümer is 2364 [1] as of 2011. Sümer was founded during Abbasid rule (9th century). In 1994 it was declared a seat of township. Major economic activity is agriculture and animal breeding. But the only notable crop is grapes.[2]

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