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see PlovdivPlovdiv
, anc. Philippopolis, city (1993 pop. 345,205), S central Bulgaria, on the Maritsa River. It is the second largest city of Bulgaria, a transportation hub, and the chief market for a fertile area.
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'Die Bauten und Bildwerke von Philippopolis. Zeugnisse imperialer und orientalischer Selbstdarstellung der Familie des Kaisers Philippus Arabs.' Damaszener Mitteilungen 6:293-311.
'Die Bauten von Philippopolis: Zeugnisse imperialer Selbstdarstellung ostlicher Pragung.' In E.-L.
Perdikatseva said she has guided Prince Charles, the Queens of Spain and Denmark and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, whom she escorted to dinner at a continental Old Town restaurant called Philippopolis.
The number of victims in the district of Philippopolis (Plovdiv) reached 15 000.
The city used to be called Philippopolis, after Philip II, who ruled this Thracian kingdom in the fourth century BC.

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