Çorum


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Çorum

(chôro͞om`), city (1991 est. pop. 116,260), capital of Çorum prov., N central Turkey. It is the trade center for a farm region where grains, fruits, sheep, and goats are raised. The city's manufactures include copper and leather goods. Important Hittite remains have been found there.
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Çorum

 

a city in Turkey, in central Anatolia. Capital of Çorum Vilayet. Population, 65,000 (1975). Çorum is a highway junction and the commercial center of an agricultural region that produces grains, fruits, and livestock. Industry is represented by food processing and the production of cement.

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