Diyarbakır

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Diyarbakır
Amed / Amid
Metropolitan Municipality
Tap left: Ali Pasha Mosque, Tap richt: Nebi Mosque, 2nt: Seyrangeha Pairk, 3rd left: Dört Ayakli Minare Mosque, 3rd upper richt: Deriyê Çiyê, 3rd lawer richt: On Gözlü Bridge (or Silvan Bridge), ower Tigris River, Bottom left: Diyarbakır Ceety Wall, Bottom richt: Gazi Pavillion (Gazi Köşkü)
Diyarbakır is located in Turkey
Diyarbakır
Diyarbakır
Location o Diyarbakır within Turkey.
Coordinates: 37°55′N 40°14′E / 37.91°N 40.24°E / 37.91; 40.24
Kintra  Turkey
Region Sootheastren Anatolia
Province Diyarbakır
Government
 • Mayor Osman Baydemir (BDP)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Urban 843,460
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST[1] (UTC+3)
Postal code 21x xx
Area code(s) (0090)+ 412
Licence plate 21
Website [1]

Diyarbakır (Ottoman Turkish دیاربکر, Diyâr-ı Bekr; Kurdish: Amed;[2] Auncient Greek: Amida, Άμιδα; Syriac: ܐܡܝܕ, Amid; Armenie: Տիգրանակերտ‎, pronoonced as Tigranakert) is ane o the lairgest ceeties in sootheastren Turkey. Situatit on the banks o the River Tigris, it is the admeenistrative caipital o the Diyarbakır Province an wi a population o aboot 843,460 it is the seicont lairgest ceety in Turkey's Sooth-eastren Anatolia region, efter Gaziantep.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Distribution of Kurdish People. As some have noted, Turkey's road to the EU lies through Diyarbakir
  2. Rêbera Geshtê ya Amedê (2011). Boyut, Istanbul, ISBN 978-605-87650-0-9, 235 pages, a very interesting tourist guide published in Kurdish by the city council in Amed/Diyarbakir (Sharidariya Bajarê Mezin a Amedê).