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Tuzla

(to͞oz`lä), city (2013 pop. 80,570), in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Various fruits are grown in the vicinity, lignite and salt are mined, and some oil is extracted; there is a chemical plant. The city's salt springs were known in Roman times. Tuzla was under Turkish rule from 1463 until its incorporation into Yugoslavia after World War I. After Bosnia declared its independence from Yugoslavia, the city was the scene of fighting but remained under Bosnian government rule.
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Tuzla

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina. Population, 54,000 (1971). The city has enterprises of the agricultural machine-building, woodworking, food-processing, and chemical industries. Tuzla, its surrounding settlements, and the city of Lukavac, all located in the Tuzla River basin, form an important mining region, producing coal, table salt, and petroleum.

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