Urfa


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Urfa:

see Şanlıurfa 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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