Place:Mardin, Turkey

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NameMardin
Alt namesMardinsource: Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988); Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Mardin Ilisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Mardin Vilayetisource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Marḋinsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 830
Marḋin provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeProvince
Coordinates37.417°N 41.0°E
Located inTurkey
See alsoGüneydoğu Anadolu,removed name of Region
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Mardin Province is a province of Turkey with a population of 744,606. The population was 835,173 in 2000. The capital of the Mardin Province is Mardin ("Mardin" in related Semitic language Arabic: ماردين, Mardīn). Located near the traditional boundary of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, it has a diverse population, composed by Kurdish, Turkish, Arab and Assyrian/Syriac people.

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