Xánthi

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Xánthi

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Xanthe

(both: ksän`thē), city (1991 pop. 37,463), capital of Xánthi prefecture, NE Greece, in Thrace. Tobacco and wheat are grown. The city has a sizable Muslim minority.

Xanthi

 

a city in Greece, in Thrace. Administrative center of the department of Xanthi. Population, 23,000 (1971). Xanthi is an important center of the tobacco industry. There is a food industry for processing local agricultural produce (grain, legumes, and vegetables).