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Antalya

(äntäl`yä), city (1990 pop. 378,726), capital of Antalya prov., SW Turkey, a port on the Mediterranean Sea. Its manufactures include textiles and ships. Nearby are deposits of chrome and manganese. Founded in the 2d cent. B.C. by Attalus II, king of Pergamum, the city was known as Attaleia or Attalia, later as Adalia. It is mentioned in Acts 14.25 as the port from which Paul and Barnabas sailed to Antioch. It passed under the control of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th cent. and in the 15th cent. was annexed by the Ottoman Empire. Situated on a steep cliff, Antalya is a picturesque city surrounded by many ancient ruins; there is a notable archaeological museum. With its airport it is a gateway for S Turkey's coastal resorts.
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1] Maternity and Children's Hospital, Biochemistry Laboratory, Batman, Turkey; [2] Central Laboratories of Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey; [3] Ataturk Hospital, Biochemistry Laboratory, Antalya, Turkey.
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The NATO workshop on counter terrorism in culturally and linguistically diverse communities was held in Antalya, Turkey during May 2011.
1] Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric AllergyImmunology, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
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The bottom half of the 1,800-year-old "Weary Herakles" sculpture has been in the archaeological museum in Antalya, Turkey, since shortly after being unearthed at a nearby dig in 1980.