Van

Van is a mostly Kurdish-populated city in eastern 's , located on the eastern shore of . The city has a long history as a major urban area.
Photo: EvgenyGenkin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Fortress of Van is a massive stone fortification built by the ancient kingdom of Urartu during the 9th to 7th centuries BC, and is the largest example of its kind. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Rusahinili ", modern , ) is an ancient Urartian fortress built by Rusa I, located near the modern city of Van in eastern Turkey.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a district and town in , .

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is a new district and second level municipality in , .

Van

Latitude
38.5084° or 38° 30' 30.1" north
Longitude
43.3745° or 43° 22' 28.3" east
Open Location Code
8HC5G95F+8R
Population
1,100,000
IATA airport code
VAN
United Nations Location Code
TR VAN
Elevation
1,708 metres (5,604 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26480571
Geo­Names ID
298117
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Vani
  • Arabic: Van, Turkeya
  • Arabic: فان
  • Arabic: مدينة فان
  • Arabic: مدينة وان
  • Arabic: وان
  • Armenian: Վան
  • Asturian; Bable: Van (distritu)
  • Asturian; Bable: Van
  • Azerbaijani: Van
  • Basque: Van
  • Belarusian: Ван
  • Belarusian: Тушпа
  • Bengali: ভ্যন
  • Breton: Van
  • Bulgarian: Ван
  • Catalan: Dosp
  • Catalan: Van
  • Catalan: Wan
  • Cebuano: Van
  • Central Kurdish: وان
  • Chinese: Van
  • Chinese: 凡城
  • Croatian: Van (grad)
  • Croatian: Van
  • Czech: Van
  • Danish: Van
  • Dimli: Wan
  • Dutch: Van (stad)
  • Dutch: Van
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مدينه وان
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: وان
  • English: Van, Turkey
  • Esperanto: Van
  • Estonian: Van
  • Finnish: Van
  • French: Van
  • Gagauz: Van
  • Gallegan: Van, Turquía
  • Gallegan: Van
  • Georgian: ვანი
  • German: Van
  • Greek: Βαν
  • Gujarati: વેન
  • Hebrew: ואן
  • Hindi: वन
  • Hindi: वान
  • Hungarian: Van
  • Indonesian: Van
  • Italian: Van
  • Japanese: ヴァン
  • Javanese: Van
  • Kannada: ವ್ಯಾನ್
  • Kazakh: Ван
  • Kinyarwanda: Akarere ka Van
  • Kinyarwanda: Van
  • Korean:
  • Korean: 투쉬파
  • Kurdish: Van
  • Kurdish: Wan
  • Latvian: Vana
  • Lithuanian: Vanas
  • Malay (generic): Van, Turki
  • Malay (generic): Van
  • Marathi: व्हॅन
  • Min Nan Chinese: Van
  • Nepali: भ्यान, टर्की
  • Nepali: भ्यान
  • Norwegian: Van
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Van
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Van i Tyrkia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Van
  • Pampanga: Van, Turkey
  • Pampanga: Van
  • Persian: وان
  • Polish: Wan
  • Portuguese: Van
  • Portuguese:
  • Romanian: Van, Turcia
  • Romanian: Van
  • Russian: Ван (город, Турция)
  • Russian: Ван
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Van
  • Scots: Van, Turkey
  • Scots: Van
  • Serbian: Ван
  • Serbo-Croatian: Van, Turska
  • Serbo-Croatian: Van
  • Sinhalese: වැන්
  • South Azerbaijani: وان
  • Spanish: Van
  • Swahili (generic): Van
  • Swedish: Van, Turkiet
  • Swedish: Van
  • Tajik: Ван
  • Tamil: வான், துருக்கி
  • Tamil: வான்
  • Telugu: వాన్
  • Thai: Van
  • Thai: วาน
  • Turkish: Van
  • Turkish: Van merkez
  • Udmurt: Ван
  • Ukrainian: Ван
  • Urdu: وان، ترکی
  • Uzbek: Van
  • Vietnamese: Merkez
  • Vietnamese: Van
  • Waray (Philippines): Van
  • Welsh: Van, Twrci
  • Welsh: Van
  • Western Mari: Ван
  • Western Panjabi: وان
  • Wu Chinese: 凡城
  • Yue Chinese: 凡城
  • Thospia
  • Urartu
  • Van, Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ

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