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city in central Turkey, in Sivas Vilayet (province). Population, about 10,000 (1965). Divrigi is the main center for the mining of iron ore in the country and supplies the metallurgical complex in Karabük.

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A car of Azerbaijan Railways was included into a local Turkish train at the Kars station and proceeded through such large stations as Sarikamis, Erzurum, Erzincan, Divrigi and Bostankaya to the Sivas station, traveling the distance in eight hours.
Interestingly, more than half of these mobilized ballot boxes (17 out of 31) were from the Sivas Divrigi district.
In 1228-29, their leader, Emir Ahmet Shah, founded a mosque with its adjoining hospital at Divrigi. The mosque, with its wonderfully ornate doorway is one of the finest examples of Seljuk stone carving and architecture in Turkey with its intricate and exuberant sculpture work adorned with carvings of plants and animals.
Apart from Selimiye, Turkey currently has nine historical and cultural sites on the World Heritage List, which include Goreme National Park and the rock formations of Cappadocia, the Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi, the historic areas of Istanbul, the Hittite capital of Hattusha, Mount Nemrut, Hierapolis-Pamukkale, Xanthos-Letoon, the city of Safranbolu and the archaeological site of Troy.
These are Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi, Historic Areas of Istanbul, the Hittite Capital of Hattusha, Mount Nemrut, Hierapolis-Pamukkale, Xanthos-Letoon, City of Safranbolu and the Archaeological Site of Troy.
town of Divrigi and city of Erzincan, and it was detonated when a train
Akyurt, Yusuf, Turk Asar_i Atikasi Binalerine Aid Tarihi Mecmua (Yalniz Osmanlilar Devri incesu, Kayseriye, Divrigi, Sivas), Kisim III, cild VI, Ankara.
(17.) The yearly losses of state economic enterprises belonging to the Privatisation Administration portfolio amounted to US$000 million in 2003 (0.25 per cent of GDP), arising from the recurrent losses of four enterprises: Sumer Holding (consumer goods), EBK (meat and fish products), Divrigi (coal mining) and SEKA (paper mills).