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
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Edirne or Odrin (bulgarian: Одрин Odrin) is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the third capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1369 to 1453, before Constantinople (present-day Istanbul) became the empire's fourth and final capital between 1453 and 1922. The city's estimated population in 2014 was 165,979.

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