Eastern Anatolia

Eastern Anatolia is a region in . It occupies the mountainous east of the country and has the harshest winters. Covering an area in which you can fit in four with still some more room, but with a population of just over 6 million, Eastern Anatolia is all about lonely and vast landscapes of mountainous terrain, with occasional flat-ish plateau inflitrated inbetween.

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is one of the biggest cities in the region of .

is a city in , . stands near the eastern shore of Lake , a soda-salt lake also known locally as Denizi.

is a former city in , which at its peak served as the capital of the Empire under the Bagratid Dynasty, rivaling the most powerful cities of the .

is a city in . It is most frequently visited as a jumping off point for …


is a town in , located on the western shore of Lake Van.

is a city in , and is the hub for visiting eastern .

is a town in , . When going towards east to , this is the last Turkish town you'll come across.

is a city in , in the far southeastern corner of the .

Elazığ is a city in . A small city in eastern Turkey, Elazığ has a population of approximately 200,000 people.

is a city in . After suffering from powerful earthquakes, it has undergone a process of renewal and has become a modern city—Erzincan is one of the most orderly cities in .

is a city in , . , home of 31,600 people, is surrounded by Munzur Mountains, which are considered holy by locals, most of whom are Alevis, the largest non-Sunni Muslim group in the country.

is a town in , . It's one of the towns that was located on the Silk Road.

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