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Introducing Şırnak


Lying on the slopes of the Namaz Mountains, the city center is relatively young. However, the region has a very old history. It is believed that the flood myth in the story of Noah’s Ark happened in Şırnak, leading it to be known by the name “City of Noah”. Şırnak is an impressive city that that has witnessed the establishment of numerous civilizations on Mesopotamian, Persian and Anatolian lands. Let’s have a closer look at this city...

Şırnak is known for:


Nature and Wildlife Mountain

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Hakkari (209 km)
Batman (207 km)
Siirt (90 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.27

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€10.12

Average Temperature

Şırnak airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Şırnak city center is 60 km from the airport and you can get there using the Turkish Airlines passenger shuttle service. The shuttle service can also take you the 14 km journey to Cizre or to Silopi which is 45 km away. The shuttle journeys to Cizre, Silopi and Şırnak take 10, 45 and 60 minutes respectively.

Average time from airport: 60 minutes

Distance from airport: 60 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the shuttle services, you can get to the city center using the taxi service that runs from the airport at flight times. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 90 Turkish liras and the journey takes about 50 minutes. The taxi fare costs 35 Turkish lira to Cizre and 80 Turkish lira to Silopi.

Average taxi price: 90 Turkish liras

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

Average car rental price: N/A

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