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    Gaziantep is situated where...

    by evliyasems Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Gaziantep is situated where the Mediterranean region and South East Anatolia region meet. Gaziantep, a city which has common border with Syria, has most of its land in the west of South East Anatolia and some part in the east of the Mediterranean region. Gaziantep is surrounded by Birecik and Halfeti towns of Urfa in the east, Besni town ofAdlyaman in the northeast, Pazarcik town of Kahramanmara? in the north, Bah e town of Osmaniye in the west, Hassa town of Hatay in the southeast and Kilis province in the south. The lands of Gaziantep take place on the 38 28 and 38 01 east longitudes and 36 38 and 37 32' north latitudes. With 6216 square kms of lands, Gaziantep occupies 1 % of Turkey's lands. The altitude of the city center 850 meters from the sea level but the altitude changes between 250 m. ana 1250 m. 27 % ottne land is occupied by lowlands.

    Mountains in the boundaries of city take place in the north from the
    west of Araban lowland and lie towards the west of the city. These mountains which are extension of Southeastern Taurus Ridge have very smooth lines) The mountains in the west of the area are natural borders between Gaziantep and Kahramanmaraþ Hatay lowlands. Sof Mountains lie as extension of South East Taurus mountains. In the south of Sof Mountains lies Gaziantep highland. Dulukbaba mountains lie in the northwest of the city. The peak of Dulukbaba mountains is 1250 meters high. Gani Baba and Sarikaya mountains which are parts of Sof mountains in the direction of Hatay are about 1100 meters high. In the west of Gani Baba and Sarikaya mountains Isiahiye lowland is situated and lslahiye plateau is situated in the east. Sam Mountains which are 1050 in. high are situated between Sof mountains and Dulukbaba mountains. Barak ( Doganpinar) , Araban, Yavuzeli and Oguzeli lowlands are important lowlands. Euphrates, Nizip , Afrin , Merziman and Alleben streams are important rivers.

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    Visiting Archeology Museum,...

    by evliyasems Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Visiting Archeology Museum, Hasan Süzer Ethnography Museum,

    Visiting Historical Gazi Antep Houses and Gazi Antep Castle,

    Visiting Yesemek Open Air Museum, Ancient cities of Belkýs / Zeugma, Rumkale and Dülük / Doliche,

    Tasting Gazi Antep lahmacun (pancake with spicy meat), Ali Nazik kebab, yuvarlama, içli köfte, keme kebab and yeni dünya kebab (this kebab is available every year in April and May), patlýcan (aubergine) kebab, soðan (onion) kebab, simit kebab, ciðer (liver) (cýrtlak) kebab, worldwide famous baklava of Gazi Antep and pistachio paste,

    Buying traditional Gazi Antep hand crafts; nacre embroidered objects, kutnu clothing, copper crafts, yemeni, baklava of Gazi Antep, Antepfistýðý (pistachio), sweet sausage and dried fruit pulp, red pepper and spices,

    Participating the Liberation Festivals, which is celebrated every year in December 25

    Don't return...

    Fondest memory: I miss baklawa (the famoust sweet of Gaziantep ) :))))))))

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  • I live in G.Antep I'm turkish...

    by Mehmet Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: I live in G.Antep I'm turkish I love G.antep. Over there there is also kurdish people. For you the people and paysage is touristique. Gaziantep is modern but not too much just sufficient. There are a lot of restaurant you don't worry for this.

    Fondest memory: I didn't go to place touristique in Gaziantep but there is a big castle over there. If you need some sentence in turkish

    Goodmorning : Günaydin

    Goodbye: hosçakal

    how are you: nasilsin

    Help me: bana yardim edin

    please: lütfen

    how far ?: ne kadar uzakta

    will I have to changes planes (trains, busses): uçak degistireçek miyim(tren, otobüs)

    Call an ambulance: bir ambulans çagirin

    Be careful: dikkat!

    Excuse me, I need some help: affedersiniz biraz yardima ihtiyaçim var

    I'm missing a suitcase.: bir valizim eksik

    I've lost my daugter: kizimi kaybettim

    I like a kebab please: Bir kebab alabilirmiyim lütfen

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