Harran (Turkis: Harran, Ottoman Turkish: 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.

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
 • Destrict1053.78 km2 (406.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Urban
7,375
 • District
72939
 • District density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
63xxx
Area code(s)+(90)414
WebsiteŞanlıurfa Province Admeenistrative Destrict o Akçakale

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 5 Mairch 2013.
  2. "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 27 Februar 2013.
  3. Tahir Sezen, Osmanlı Yer Adları (Alfabetik Sırayla), T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet Arşivleri Genel Müdürlüğü, Yayın Nu 21, Ankara, p. 223.