Where is Cappadocia located
Cappadocia is located in eastern Anatolia, in the center of modern-day Türkiye. Its topography consists of a plateau plain that rises 1,000 meters above sea level, interspersed with volcanic peaks, and Mount Arges, near Caesarea, which is the highest of heights, as its summit is located at an altitude of 3,916 meters. The borders of Cappadocia are not clearly defined, especially towards the west. As for the south, the Taurus mountain range forms the border with Cilicia and separates it from the Mediterranean Sea. To the west, Cappadocia borders the provinces of Lyconia to the southwest and Galatia to the northwest. The Black Sea coastal mountain range separates Cappadocia from Pontus and the Black Sea from the north, while it is bordered on the east by the Upper Euphrates River, before turning to the southeast to flow into Mesopotamia and the Armenian Highlands. As a result, it is approximately 400 km from east to west and 250 km between north and south. Because it is inland and at a high altitude, Cappadocia has a distinct continental climate, with hot and dry summers and cold, snowy winters.