Southeast Anatolia

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMount Ararat (5137 m/16,854 ft)
CountriesTurkey (76%), Iran (11%), Iraq (8%), Syria (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesWest Azarbaijan (10%), Van (10%), Urfa (9%), Diyarbakır (7%), Ağrı (5%), Erzurum (5%), Elazığ (4%), Mardin (4%), Muş (4%), Bingöl (4%), Bitlis (4%), Tunceli (4%), Sirnak (3%), Hakkâri (3%), Siirt (3%), Batman (2%), Erzincan (2%), Igdir (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area212,693 sq km / 82,121 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent465 km / 289 mi North-South
686 km / 426 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 6' N; 41° 47' E
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Map of Southeast Anatolia
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Southeast Anatolia.
AnatoliaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western AnatoliaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Pontic MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central AnatoliaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Taurus MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southeast AnatoliaLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Southeast Anatolia

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Ararat513716,854 
3.Cilo Dagi411613,504 
4.Suphan Dagi405813,314 
5.Little Ararat389612,782 
6.Samdi Dag381112,503 
7.Mor Dagi380012,467 
8.Kara Dağ375212,310 
9.Baset Tepesi370012,139 
10.Ihtiyarsahap Daği364011,942 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Southeast Anatolia

Mount Ararat
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Mount Ararat rises above a desert landscape of eastern Turkey (2011-07-29). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Little Ararat
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Little Ararat from slopes of Mount Ararat (1983-08-13). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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