Harran

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Harran
Harran beehive houses (2).JPG
Harran is locatit in Turkey
Harran
Harran
Location o Harran in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°52′39″N 39°02′02″E / 36.87750°N 39.03389°E / 36.87750; 39.03389Coordinates: 36°52′39″N 39°02′02″E / 36.87750°N 39.03389°E / 36.87750; 39.03389
Kintra Turkey
RegionSootheastren Anatolie
ProvinceŞanlıurfa
Govrenment
 • MayorMehmet Özyavuz (AKP)
Area
 • Destrict1,053.78 km2 (406.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
7,375
 • District
72,939
 • District density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
63xxx
Aurie code(s)+(90)414
WabsteidŞanlıurfa Province Admeenistrative Destrict o Akçakale

Harran (Turkis: Harran, Ottoman Turkis: حران‎,[3]) wis a major auncient ceety in Upper Mesopotamie whose steid is near the modren veelage o Altınbaşak, Turkey, 44 kilometers sootheast o Şanlıurfa.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 223.