Şırnak

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Şırnak
Toun
Şırnak is locatit in Turkey
Şırnak
Şırnak
Location o Şırnak
Coordinates: 37°36′N 43°10′E / 37.600°N 43.167°E / 37.600; 43.167
Leet Turkey
RegionEastren Anatolie
ProvinceŞırnak
Govrenment
 • MayorRamazan Uysal
Population
 (2009)
 • Toun7,172
 • Urban
78,231
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
73
Licence plate75

Şırnak (Kurdish: Shernakh[1] or Şernex[2]) is a toun in sootheastren Turkey. It is the caipital o Şırnak Province, a new province that split frae the Hakkâri Province. The Habur border gate wi Iraq which is ane o Turkey's main links tae Middle Eastren kintras is on Şırnak an aw.

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It is believit that the settlement wis oreeginally cried "Sehr-i Nuh" (the ceety o Noah) syne it wis near Cudi Mountain whare Noah's Ark feenally landit efter the Flood.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Kurdish national movement: its ... – Google Boeken". Books.google.nl. 1919-03-19. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  2. "Koerdisch kind blind geraakt door Turkse politie". Rudaw.nl. Retrieved 2010-08-22.

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