Kahta Tourism, Turkey

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Kâhta (Kurdish: Kolîk, Syriac: ܓܟܬܝ/ Gakhti [kh = h], Ottoman Turkish: کولک / Kökük) is a large district of Adıyaman Province of Turkey. Population 63,216 (as of 2010). Kâhta is a small town in attractive countryside at the foot of Mount Nemrut and has a thriving business providing food, accommodation and transport (in the form of shared taxis or minibuses) to people visiting the mountain. Most businesses in the town are small and welcoming. The food found here includes grilled carp and trout, sis kebab, Turkish pizza. Despite a growing tourism industry, this area is still classified as a developing rural region. The winters are especially cold and hard in these mountains. Families' Socio-economic status are below the average of Turkey. Since the 1970s in the face of these conditions many families from Kâhta have migrated to the cities of western Turkey. The population of Kâhta is mostly of Kurdish origin from Reshwan tribe (Yazidi origin).


Looking for travel information about Kahta? Explore the best travel advice on Kahta, Turkey. When planning a trip to Kahta, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Diyarbakir. Add Diyarbakir to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep Castle, Gaziantep Zoo. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Diyarbakir Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kahta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kahta

    Know the pollution level of Kahta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kahta - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 74.85 (High)
    • Pollution Index 89.66 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kahta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kahta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 55.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.69 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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