Mardin

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Mardin
The auld ceety o Mardin
Location o Mardin athin Turkey.
Coordinates: 37°19′0″N 40°44′16″E / 37.31667°N 40.73778°E / 37.31667; 40.73778
Kintra Banner o Turkey Turkey
Region Sootheastren Anatolie
Province Mardin
Government
 • Mayor Süleyman Yıldız
Area
 • City 8,806 km2 (3,400 sq mi)
Elevation 1,083 m (3,553 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Density 80/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban 82.444
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 47x xx
Area code(s) 0482
Licence plate 47
Website Mardinimiz.net

Mardin (Ottoman Turkish: ماردين, Mardīn, Kurdish: Mêrdîn, Classical Syriac: ܡܪܕܝܢ‎) is a ceety in sootheastren Turkey. The caipital o Mardin Province, it is kent for the Artuqid airchitectur o its auld ceety, an for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply ower the flat plains.[1]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Leet o twin touns an sister ceeties in Turkey

Twin towns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mardin is twinned wi:

Slovenie Ljubljana, Slovenie, syne 2003

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. [1], from roughguides.com