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Turkey is located in the Middle East, with territory in both Europe and Asia. A glance at a topographical map of Turkey reveals that this is a country of mountains.

List of the highest mountain passes of Turkey:

Mountain pass Elevation Province Surface
Mount Erciyes 3.330m (10,925ft) Kayseri Province Gravel
Yanıkçukur Road 3.304m (10,839ft) Ağrı Province Gravel
Mount Ararat 3.291m (10,797ft) Ağrı Province Gravel
Mount Artos 3.225m (10,580ft) Van Province Gravel
Verçenik Tepesi 3.047m (9,996ft) Rize Province Gravel
Ziyaret dağı 3.002m (9,849ft) Trabzon Province Gravel
Karabek Geçidi 2.985m (9,793ft) Van Province Asphalt
Danakıran Road 2.961m (9,714ft) Ağrı Province Gravel
Mount Tendürek 2.928m (9,606ft) Ağrı/Van Provinces Gravel
Marsis Mountain 2.888m (9,475ft) Artvin Province Gravel
Mount Nemrut 2.779m (9,117ft) Bitlis Province Gravel
Kokse Mountain 2.681m (8,795ft) Ağrı Province Gravel
Uzungöl Yaylaları 2.674m (8,772ft) Trabzon Province Gravel
Karagöl 2.661m (8,730ft) Mersin Province Gravel
Çamlıbel Geçidi 2.640m (8,661ft) Artvin Province Asphalt
Ovit Geçidi 2.640m (8,661ft) Rize-Erzurum Province Asphalt
Hayrangöl-Çetins 2.627m (8,618ft) Ağrı Province Gravel
Durnalu Yaylası 2.625m (8,612ft) Trabzon Province Gravel
Verçenik Yaylası 2.622m (8,602ft) Rize Province Gravel
Karagöl 2.618m (8,589ft) Giresun Province Gravel
D975 2.602m (8,536ft) Van Province Asphalt
Kışkılı Köyü 2.587m (8,487ft) Bitlis Province Gravel
Apivanak Yaylası 2.523m (8,277ft) Rize Province Gravel
Mount Honaz 2.519m (8,264ft) Denizli Province Asphalt
Şekersu Yaylası 2.497m (8,192ft) Trabzon Province Gravel
Tahir Pass 2.496m (8,188ft) Ağrı Province Gravel



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>Scenic drives in Norway. Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama. 
>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves. 
>Faroese challenging tunnels. Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.
>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. Permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.
>The world's best road. The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.
>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.
>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.
>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.

 

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