Erzincan

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Erzincan

 

a city in northeastern Turkey. Capital of Erzincan Vilayet. Population, 61,000 (1975). Erzincan, which has a railroad station, is the commercial center of an agricultural region. The city has a sugar factory and a cotton textile factory.

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By the autumn of 1500 he had been joined by 7,000 Kizilbash in Erzinjan. He turned aside to crush the Shirwanshah, who had killed his father and grand-father.
The Kurdish nationalists sent the following demands to Atatuk's government in Ankara: 1) Acceptance by Ankara of Kurdish autonomy as already agreed by Istanbul; 2) The release of all Kurdish prisoners in Elaziz, Malatya, Sivas and Erzinjan jails; 3) The withdrawal of Turkish forces from the Kuchgiri region (McDowall, 1996, 185).
By the autumn of 1500 he had been joined by 7,000 magnificent Kizilbash at his rendez-vous in Erzinjan. He turned aside to crush the Shirwanshah, who had killed his father and grandfather.
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By the autumn of 1500 he had been joined by 7,000 magnificent Kizilbash at his rendezvous in Erzinjan. He turned aside to crush the Shirwanshah, who had killed his father and grandfather.