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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. orlu is a northwestern Turkish city in inland Eastern Thrace that falls under the administration of the Province of Tekirda . It is a rapidly developing industrial center built on flatland located off the E80 highway between Istanbul and Turkey's border with Greece and Bulgaria. As of the 2000 census, the city's population is 206,134 - almost triple the 1990 figure of 74,681. Bronze Age relics have been found in various areas of Thrace including orlu and by 1000 BC the area was a Phrygian colony named Tzirallum/Tzirallun or Tzirallon. The area was subsequently controlled by Greeks, Persians, Romans and the Byzantines. The Roman name of orlu was C nophrurium, and was the place where Emperor Aurelian was murdered in 275. There were important Roman and Byzantine fortifications here and the town was a base for controlling large areas of Thrace.
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134984604
  • 9786134984607