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Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 40.691944, 39.657780.

One of the most popular landmarks of Turkey, Sumela Monastery is an old Greek monastery situated high in the mountains near the city of Trabzon in Trabzon Province, which is in northern Turkey. The monastery was built in the 4th century AD by Greek Orthodoxies who were escaping from the developing Byzantine empire and hiding high in the mountains of modern Northern Turkey. The monastery is dedicated to Virgin Mary and is famous for a large Virgin Mary icon which was found there. The monastery is located almost 39 hundred feet above the sea level, in a large national park, and it is necessary to rise up there to explore it. Sumela Monastery is one of the key tourist attractions of the country, however recently it has been closed for certain safety reasons.

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Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey is 40.691944, and the longitude is 39.657780. Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey is located at Turkey country in the Monasteries place category with the gps coordinates of 40° 41' 30.9984'' N and 39° 39' 28.0080'' E.

Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey Geographic Information
DMS Lat40° 41' 30.9984'' N
DMS Long39° 39' 28.0080'' E
UTM Easting555,577.25
UTM Northing4,504,768.85
Country CodeTR
Zoom Level14

Coordinates of Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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