Hakkari Turkey

Hakkari Turkey

Hakkari Turkey

Hakkari located in eastern part of Turkey and between Vanto Hakkari 202 km. It’s area is around 9520 square km and the population is about 272.000 (2012). The city sits at an altitude of 1700 m, with high mountains dominating the land and wide valleys separate the great peaks with heights exceeding 4,000 m. Mounts Cilo and Sat are two of the outstanding ones for mountaineering and winter sports. The city of Hakkari itself is nothing to write home about. Lots of army quarters but everyday life seems pretty normal. Getting there makes it worth the trip, as you are literally in the most remote city of the country, near the corner where Turkish, Iranian and Iraq borders meet. Hakkari has three districts; Cukurca, Semdinli, Yuksekova. The whole province is famous for its Kilim production.

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