Gökçeada

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Gökçeada

(gök'chāädä`),

İmroz

(əmrôz`) or

Imbros

(ēm`brŏs), island (1990 pop. 7,948), 108 sq mi (280 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Aegean Sea, near the entrance to the Dardanelles. Grain and beans are grown there. The majority of the population is Greek.
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It was also close to the Turkish island of Gokceada and the Greek island of Lemnos.
According to popular daily Kibris, the Turkish navy also sent its frigate TCG Gokceada and submarine TCG Canakkale to Kyrenia.
Moreover, the Directorate-General of Associations has been charged with the task of renovating houses of worship used by religious minorities, including the historic Aya Nikola Church in Gokceada Canakkale, and the Assyrian Catholic Church and Greek Catholic Church in Iskenderun.
Two additional warships assigned to CTF-151, USS Dubuque (LPD 8) and USS Princeton (CG 59) arrived in the vicinity of the attack to provide support to Gokceada.
The committee named Tarakli, a small town of western province of Sakarya; Gokceada town of western province of Canakkale; Yenipazar town of western province of Aydin and Akyaka town of Aegean province of Mugla as Turkey's "cittaslow" or literally "slow city".