Harrán City, Sanliurfa, Turkey
Harran was a major ancient city in Upper Mesopotamia whose site is near the modern village of Altınbaşak, Turkey, 44 kilometers southeast of Şanlıurfa. The location is in a district of Şanlıurfa Province that is also named “Harran”.
Harran an important station that joins Mesopotamia and Mediterranean is in 45 km southeast of Şanlıurfa. It has a history of 5000 years. It is an important cultural center since prehistoric times.
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