Adapazari


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Adapazari

(ädä'päzär`ə), city (1990 pop. 174,400), capital of Adapazari prov., NW Turkey, on the Sakarya River. It is the trade center for an agricultural region producing tobacco, sugar beets, and grains. Its manufactures include refined sugar, farm machinery, textiles, and cement. It suffered earthquake damage in 1999.
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Two of the centers (Dernekkiri in Adapazari and Uzunciftlik in Izmit) set up their own woodworking workshops where the women made not only wooden toys but also screens for windows and doors, which were in great demand in the settlements.
A similar damage distribution was again observed in Adapazari during the Kocaeli earthquake, in which the structural damage of buildings were relatively light in liquefied areas in the southern part of the city (The Japanese Geotechnical Society 1999).
One of the trains was traveling from Ankara to Istanbul and the other from Istanbul to Adapazari in northwestern Turkey.
One of the trains was an express from Ankara to Istanbul and the second from Istanbul to Adapazari.
The other was travelling from Istanbul to Adapazari, in north-western Turkey, officials said.
The 1,540 MW Gebze and 770 MW Adapazari plants were both brought online ahead of schedule at the end of 2002, while the 763 MW Baymina plant is due for completion any day now.
It was originally crafted at the company's design centre in the south of France, although production will be carried out solely at their Adapazari plant in Turkey.
They said they will visit five Turkish cities, including Adapazari, where some 1,000 shelters sent from Kobe are in use.
Degussa AG, Dusseldorf, Germany, has acquired a share of the Turkish precipitated silica manufacturer Egesil AS in Adapazari near Izmit.
Of these, four are gas-fired plants to be built in Ankara (700 MW), Adapazari (700 MW), Gebze (2x700 MW) and Izmir (1,400 MW).
Turkey is in an active earthquake zone, as was amply demonstrated in August 1999, when a big quake killed 17,000 people in the city of Adapazari.