Diyarbakır (Kurdish: Amed/ئامەد; Տիգրանակերտ Tigranakert; Ancient Greek: Άμιδα Amida; دیاربکر Diyâr-ı Bekr; ܐܡܝܕ Amid; Zazaki: Diyarbekır) is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Situated on the banks of the Tigris River, it is the administrative capital of the Diyarbakır Province and with a popula...
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Diyarbakir (dēyär'bäkŭr") , anc. Amida, city (1990 pop. 375,767), capital of Diyarbakir prov., SE Turkey, on the Tigris (Dicle) River. It is the trade center for a region producing grains, melons, cotton, copper ore, and petroleum. Manufactures of the city include flour...
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