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Urfa:

see ŞanlıurfaŞanlıurfa
, formerly Urfa
, city (1990 pop. 278,516), capital of Şanlıurfa prov., SE Turkey. It is the trade center for a productive agricultural region and one of the most rapidly growing cities in Turkey due to its position in the midst of a
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, Turkey.

Urfa

 

a city in southeastern Turkey, the capital of Urfa Vilayet. Population, 133,000 (1975). Urfa is a highway junction and has an airport. It is the commercial center of an agricultural region that produces wheat, lentils, and wool. Industries include food processing and the manufacture of tobacco and rubber products.

Urfa

a city in SE Turkey: market centre. Pop.: 451 000 (2005 est.)
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