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Kars (Armenian: Կարս or Ղարս Ghars, Georgian: ყარსი Karsi) is a city in northeast Turkey and the capital of Kars Province. With a population of 73,836 (in 2011), it is the largest city on the Turkish side of the border with Armenia . For a brief period of time, it served as the capital of the medieval Bagratid Kingdom of Armenia. Its significance increased in the 19th century, when Kars was contested between the Ottoman and Russian empires, with the latter gaining control of the city as a result of the 1877-78 war. During World War I, the Ottomans took control of the city in 1918, but were forced to relinquish it to the First Republic of Armenia following the Armistice of Mudros. During the Turkish–Armenian War in late 1920, Turkish revolutionaries captured Kars for the last time. The controversial Treaty of Kars was signed in 1921 between the Government of the Grand National Assembly and the Soviet republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, which established the current north-eastern boundaries of Turkey.

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This warm abode of Kars is a delightful place to visit in Turkey. Tour packages of Kars are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Save 7% Private Kars Tour From Istanbul
    Private Kars Tour From Istanbul New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Days

    ANI IS THE WORLD,BUT THE WORLD HAS NOT BEEN A ANI ,SAYS HISTORYSpectacular mosques, rustic Armenian churches and towering st...

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  • Departure Kars Airport Shuttle Transfer
    Departure Kars Airport Shuttle Transfer New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Enjoy less stress with this easy and shared Kars departure transfer. With this shuttle transfer your driver will be waiting a...

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    Duration: 1 Hrs

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  • Private Arrival Transfer Kars Airport to Kars City Center
    Private Arrival Transfer Kars Airport to Kars City Center New on TripHobo

    Duration: 35 Mins

    Travel from Kars Airport to your Kars City Center. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Facts and Stats for Kars*

  • Living in Kars - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 31.06 (Moderate)
    • 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.

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