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(kômətĭnē`), city (1991 pop. 39,927), capital of Rodhópi prefecture, NE Greece, in Thrace. It is the commercial center for a region that produces grains, silk, and tobacco. The city has a sizable Muslim minority.
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a city in Thrace, Greece; administrative center of the district of Rhodope. Population, 28,800 (1971). It is the trade center of an agricultural region. Local agricultural products are processed in Komotini. Nearby there are lead and zinc mines.

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