Place:Edirne, Edirne, Turkey

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NameEdirne
Alt namesAdrianoplesource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Adrianopolissource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 8
Eḋirnesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Hadrianoplesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IV, 370
Hadrianopolissource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IV, 370
Odrinsource: ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Uskudamasource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IV, 370; GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 5179
TypeCity
Coordinates41.667°N 26.567°E
Located inEdirne, Turkey
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Edirne (formerly Adrianople) is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the third capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1413 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) became the empire's fourth and final capital. At present, Edirne is the capital of the Edirne Province in Turkish Thrace. The city's estimated population in 2010 was 138,793, up from 119,298 in 2000. It has consulates of Bulgaria, Germany (Honorary), Greece, Romania (Honorary) and Slovakia (Honorary). Its sister cities are Haskovo and Yambol in Bulgaria and Alexandroupolis in Greece. There is a Jewish community.

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