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Manisa

(mänēsä`), city (1990 pop. 158,283), capital of Manisa prov., W Turkey. It is a rail junction and the market center of a rich agricultural region. Mineral deposits are nearby. The city has many fine buildings, among them the notable Muradye mosque, and was the residence of Ottoman sultans Murad II and Murad III. The ruins of ancient MagnesiaMagnesia
, two ancient cities of Lydia, W Asia Minor (now W Turkey). They were colonies of the Magnetes, a tribe of E Thessaly. One city (Magnesia ad Maeandrum), SE of Smyrna (Izmir), was later colonized by Ionians and given by Artaxerxes I to Themistocles, who died there.
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Manisa

 

a city in southwestern Turkey, the administrative center of Manisa Vilayet. Population, 70,000 (1970). Manisa is a railroad and highway junction. Food (flour, vegetable oil, beverages), cotton-ginning, textile, and machinery construction enterprises are located there. Manisa is a trading center for cotton, fruit, and grain.

Manisa

a city in W Turkey: the Byzantine seat of government (1204--1313). Pop.: 237 000 (2005 est.)
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L'epicentre des secousses se trouvait a 37 kilometres a l'est de la ville de Manisa, chef-lieu de la province eponyme.
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It also gave us an insight into the lives of common workers", Manisa said.
An explosion and fire took place on Tuesday at the coal mine in the province of Manisa, western Turkey, killing about 282 miners and leaving dozens trapped underground.
Manisa mayor Cengin Ergun had earlier put the number trapped at more than 400.
This is the most important thing for our workers down there," Energy Minister Taner Yildiz told reporters, on his way to Manisa.
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We can add the ongoing peace process, the Constitution preparation process and the problems in Turkey's neighboring Iraq, Syria and Egypt to this quotation, as well as the Armenian issue in 2015," HisarcA[+ or -]klA[+ or -]oAlu said during a meeting in the Aegean province of Manisa.
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