Bitlis


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Bitlis

(bĭtlĭs`), city (1990 pop. 38,130), capital of Bitlis prov., E Turkey, on a tributary of the Tigris River, at c.4,500 ft (1,370 m). Grains, fruit, and tobacco are grown nearby. It was an important caravan center for centuries and was captured by Persians, Arabs, Seljuk Turks, Byzantines, and Ottoman Turks. In the 19th cent. the town had a large Armenian population.
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Mahmut Alpayci, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bitlis State Hospital, Bitlis, Turkey Phone: +90 434 246 84 20 E-mail: mahmutalpayci@gmail.
His father, Tepe, who was the Bitlis president of the DEP (Democracy Party), frantically searched everywhere for his son.
Notes on a journey from Tabriz through Kurdistan, Via VA'n, Bitlis, Se'ert and Erbil, to SuleA'maniyeh jin July and August 1836, The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Vol 8, London: Royal Geographical Society.
Some houses collapsed in the province of Bitlis, and in nearby Mus the quake toppled the minarets of two mosques.
The bomb, placed on a road in the Guroymak district of Turkey's Bitlis province, struck a police vehicle as it returned from a shooting range, officials said.
At this time, Vahan was a member of a large, prosperous family and his father was one of the most important men in their city of Bitlis, in the eastern part of Turkey, far from Istanbul, the capital city.
Brondeau (second from left) celebrates the opening of the company's manufacturing facility in Turkey with local dignitaries from left to right: Kocaeli City Governor, Gokhan Sozer, State Minister of Turkey, Kursad Tuzmen, Head of Polisan, Necmettin Bitlis, and Kocaeli City Mayor, Ibrahim Karaosmanoglu.
When asked during the interview on Mercan TV in the eastern province of Bitlis whether AK Party members legitimize their nepotism with Quranic verses, Metiner, after remaining silent for a while, responded by saying, "If you also oppose God's verse, I don't know what more to say.
Iskaya Dogu JV VANGOLU (provides electricity in the eastern provinces of Bitlis, Hakkari, Mus, Van).