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Savur is located in Turkey
Country  Turkey
Province Mardin
 • Mayor Mehmet Aydın Alökmen (BDP)
 • Kaymakam Vehbi Bakır
 • District 1,031.82 km2 (398.39 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 6,713
 • District 30,588
 • District density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Post code 47860
Website .tr.bel.savurwww

Savur (Arabic: صور‎, Kurdish: Stewr‎) is a district of Mardin Province of Turkey.

Savur has a high literacy rate compared to neighboring regions. The district is rich in historical places. Some of them are: Aynkamar, Ras-ıl Meydan, Ras-ıl Harf, Köprübaşı as promenade places, Ulucami Mosque, Savur Castle, and some ancient mansions in the outskirts of the castle.

There is also a village in India, by name Savur in Karnataka state, Haveri district on national highway NH4. Some people migrated from this village have a family name as Savur.

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