Place:Edirne, Edirne, Turkey


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
Coordinates41.667°N 26.567°E
Located inEdirne, Turkey
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Edirne (Bulgarian: Одрин), is a city in the Turkish region of East Thrace, close to its borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the second capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1363 to 1453, before Constantinople (present-day Istanbul) became the empire's fourth and final capital. At present, Edirne is the capital of Edirne Province in Turkish Thrace. The city's estimated population in 2010 was 138,793, up from 119,298 in 2000.

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