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Highest roads of Turkey

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 passElevationProvinceSurface
Mount Erciyes3.330m (10,925ft)Kayseri ProvinceGravel
Yanıkçukur Road3.304m (10,839ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel
Mount Ararat3.291m (10,797ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel
Mount Artos3.225m (10,580ft)Van ProvinceGravel
Verçenik Tepesi3.047m (9,996ft)Rize ProvinceGravel
Ziyaret dağı3.002m (9,849ft)Trabzon ProvinceGravel
Karabek Geçidi2.985m (9,793ft)Van ProvinceAsphalt
Danakıran Road2.961m (9,714ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel
Mount Tendürek2.928m (9,606ft)Ağrı/Van ProvincesGravel
Marsis Mountain2.888m (9,475ft)Artvin ProvinceGravel
Mount Nemrut2.779m (9,117ft)Bitlis ProvinceGravel
Kokse Mountain2.681m (8,795ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel
Uzungöl Yaylaları2.674m (8,772ft)Trabzon ProvinceGravel
Karagöl2.661m (8,730ft)Mersin ProvinceGravel
Çamlıbel Geçidi2.640m (8,661ft)Artvin ProvinceAsphalt
Ovit Geçidi2.640m (8,661ft)Rize-Erzurum ProvinceAsphalt
Hayrangöl-Çetins2.627m (8,618ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel
Durnalu Yaylası2.625m (8,612ft)Trabzon ProvinceGravel
Verçenik Yaylası2.622m (8,602ft)Rize ProvinceGravel
Karagöl2.618m (8,589ft)Giresun ProvinceGravel
D9752.602m (8,536ft)Van ProvinceAsphalt
Kışkılı Köyü2.587m (8,487ft)Bitlis ProvinceGravel
Kemer dağı2.582m (8,471ft)Bayburt ProvinceGravel
Apivanak Yaylası2.523m (8,277ft)Rize ProvinceGravel
Mount Honaz2.519m (8,264ft)Denizli ProvinceAsphalt
Şekersu Yaylası2.497m (8,192ft)Trabzon ProvinceGravel
Tahir Pass2.496m (8,188ft)Ağrı ProvinceGravel

Pic: Seyit Burhanettin Akbaş

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