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Ağrı is a border province in eastern Turkey, bordering Iran to the east, Kars to the North, Erzurum to the Northeast, Mus and Bitlis to the Southeast, Van to the south, and Igdir to the northeast. The provincial capital is Agri, situated on a 1,650 m. high plateau. Kars is a province of Turkey, and is located in the northeastern part of the country, next to the border with Armenia. ... shows the Location of the Province Erzurum Erzurum (or Erzerum, Arzen in antiquity, Karin in ancient Armenian, Theodosiupolis or Theodosiopolis during Byzantine rule) is one of the Provinces of Turkey, in the Eastern Anatolia Region, to the east of the country. ... Shows the Location of the Province Muş Mus (Turkish spelling: Muş; alternative transliteration: Mush) is a province in eastern Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Bitlis Bitlis is a province of Turkey. ... Shows the Location of the Province Van Van is a province in eastern Turkey, between Lake Van and the Iranian border. ... shows the Location of the Province Iğdır Igdir is a province in eastern Turkey, located along the border with Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran. ... Mount Ararat (Turkish AÄŸrı Dağı; Armenian Ô±Ö€Õ¡Ö€Õ¡Õ¿; Persian آرارات; Hebrew אררט, Standard Hebrew Ararat, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĂrārāṭ), the tallest peak in modern Turkey, is a snow-capped dormant volcanic cone, located in the far northeast of Turkey, 16 km west of Iran and 32 km south of Armenia. ...


The Province is named after the majestic Mount Ararat ("Ağrı" in Turkish), a 5,165 m. high stratovolcano that can be seen from parts of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran. The region was a host to numerous civilizations throughout history, and as such, is one of the important tourist centres in eastern Turkey offering activities of mountain climbing and trekking in summers, and skiing in winters. Mount Ararat (Turkish AÄŸrı Dağı; Armenian Ô±Ö€Õ¡Ö€Õ¡Õ¿; Persian آرارات; Hebrew אררט, Standard Hebrew Ararat, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĂrārāṭ), the tallest peak in modern Turkey, is a snow-capped dormant volcanic cone, located in the far northeast of Turkey, 16 km west of Iran and 32 km south of Armenia. ... View of Mount Rainier, a stratovolcano. ...


Districts

Diyadin, Doğubeyazıt, Eleşkirt, Hamur, Merkez, Patnos, Taşlıçay, Tutak


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Agri - All About Turkey (481 words)
Situated in Eastern Anatolia and extending to the Iranian border, is Agri, one of the highest regions in the country with its mountainous formation.
Rising up to a height of 5165 m, Mount Agri (Ararat) is the main peak of Turkey and the symbol of the city.
95 kms east of Agri, is the town Dogubayazit, comprising spectacular ruins from earlier periods Ishak Pasha Palace, 6 kms outside the town center, is the most important sight, and was constructed by the Ottoman governor, Ishak Pasha, in the 17th century.
Agri (128 words)
Town in eastern Turkey with 70,000 inhabitants (2004 estimate), at an elevation 1,600 metres above sea level in the valley of Murat River, one of the tributaries to the Euphrates River.
It is the capital of Agri province with 530,000 inhabitants (2004 estimate).
Agri was formerly known as Karaköse, but has been named after Mount Ararat (Agri Dag), the highest mountain in Turkey with 5,165 metres above sea level lying 50 km east.
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