Erzincan

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Erzincan

 

a city in northeastern Turkey. Capital of Erzincan Vilayet. Population, 61,000 (1975). Erzincan, which has a railroad station, is the commercial center of an agricultural region. The city has a sugar factory and a cotton textile factory.

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Historical accounts describe how earthquakes claimed thousands of lives, destroyed the ancient cities of Erznka, Erzroom, Basen and Dvin and ruined the temples of Garni (below left) and Zvartnots.