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Afyonkarahisar

(äfyōn`kä'rähĭsär`) [Turk.,=black castle of opium], city (1990 pop. 95,643), capital of Afyonkarahisar prov., W central Turkey, at an elevation of c.3,500 ft (1,070 m). It is the commercial center of a region where grains are grown. Opium poppies, once a main product, were banned in 1971, except for some medical uses. Carpets are manufactured in the city, which is a major rail junction.
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Zorlu Osmangazi carries out electricity distribution and sales services in five Turkish provinces: Eskisehir, Kutahya, Afyon, Usak, Bilecik which together make up the Osmangazi region of Turkey.
From the aspect of the economic losses caused by natural disasters, the average annual economic losses are highest in TR42-Kocaeli, Sakarya, Duzce, Bolu, Yalova, followed by TRB2-Van, Mus, Bitlis, Hakkari, TR71-Kirikkale, Aksaray, Nigde, Nevsehir, Kirsehir, TR63-Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Osmaniye, TRB1-Malatya, Elazig, Bingol, Tunceli, TR10-Istanbul, TR33-Manisa, Afyon, Kutahya, and Usak regions.
1) Department of Urology; (2) Department of Gynecology; Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
The study was conducted at Medical Faculty of Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, between October 2012 and April 2013 and included 121 patients (40 males, 81 females; mean age 36.
Wild raptor (Buteo species) (n=20) were brought from the Provincial Directorate of Environment and Forestry for medical treatment to the Veterinary Hospital of Afyon Kocatepe University.
The first stage of the project involves of 167km high speed line from Polatli to Afyon Section.
According to the country's Export Promotion Center's (IGEME) Natural Stone Report, most of the country's reserves are located in the provinces of Afyon, Balikesir, Mugla, Eskisehir, Denizli, Tokat, Canakkale, Konya, Bilecik, Kirsehir and Elazig.
He further said the dances include the Zeybek dance from Afyon, a city in the middle of Turkey, and is hundreds of years old; a Sufi Derwish dance; Artvin, named after a city on the Black sea coast and is a Georgian-inspired dance; and Trabzon, named after the city on the Black sea coast.
Also, in Turkey, GE will supply turbines for Guris Insaat's 85 MW extension of the Dinar wind farm in Afyon, as well as for Dost Enerji's 70 MW Bergres wind farm in Izmir, on the Aegean coast.
The deputies were taken to Afyon Kocatepe University (AKE[pounds sterling]) Ahmet Necdet Sezer Research and Training Hospital.