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  1. Edirne, is a city in the Turkish region of East Thrace, close to its borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the third capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople 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, Greece, Romania and Slovakia. Its sister cities are Haskovo and Yambol in Bulgaria and Alexandroupolis in Greece.
  2. Edirne a.k.a. Edirne Province is a province of Turkey, located in Eastern Thrace along the Greek and Bulgarian border. The city's wealth, population and importance increased after it was declared as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire. Edirne still maintains its importance under the Turkish Government.

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Google previewCengage Advantage Books, World History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Edirne is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) became the empire's ...

Google previewWorld History, Before 1600, The Development of Early Civilizations (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Edirne is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) became the empire's ...

Google previewWorld History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Edirne is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) became the empire's ...

Google previewCengage Advantage Books, World History, Complete (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Edirne is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) became the empire's ...

Google previewThe Return of the Cavaliers (2015)

Biography of Fethullah Gulen by Farid Al Ansari

Edirne is an unusual city in a strategically important location in the farthest western part of the European section of Turkey on the boundaries of the Balkans where Greece and Bulgaria are. The lights and buildings of other cities in different ...

Google previewInsight Guides: Turkey (2015)

by Insight Guides

Today, Edirne is a university town with a leading medical school, youthful population and busy cafés, though the pious atmosphere created by numerous venerable mosques means that licensed restaurants are scarce. Thanks to its location ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey (2014)

by DK

Edirne Standing on the riverTunca near the border with Greece, Edirne is a provincial university town that is home to one ofTurkey's star attractions, the Selimiye Mosque (see pp160–61).

Google previewImplications for the Justice and Home Affairs Area of the Accession of Turkey to the European Union (2011)

Tenth Report of Session 2010-12; Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Home Affairs Committee

Edirne is a popular crossing point to the EU because it forms a natural bridge to the EU and it comprises forest, river and coastal areas, which make crossing easier. Since the numbers of crossings increased in September 2010, a number of ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen

Edirne (Byzantine: Adrianople) U; $erefeli Cami, Edirne, Turkey (after Goodwin) chevrons. Other panelled tombs are decorated with plain panels alternating with niches. Many tombs are decorated with stepped corners as a main feature of ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (2009)

by Jonathan Bloom, Sheila S. Blair

Edirne lost some of its luster after Istanbul became the capital of the Ottoman Empire in 1453, but it remained the second capital and a commercial center. Its steady growth is shown by such mosques as the Seljuk Hatun (1455–6), Ayşe Kadin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé

Edirne mosque Above: ornaments of the major door. Below: the large dome. bly in ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). However, its importance lies more in its symbolizing a natural state ot perfection before Adam and Eve sinned. Its name is ...

Google previewThe Ottoman Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2017)

by Mehrdad Kia

The major urban centers of the empire in Europe ( Edirne, Janina, and Shkodër) were surrounded by the invading Balkan armies.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009)

by Ray Hutchison

a number of subcapitals emerged, including Bursa in Asia and Edirne in Europe. Both cities had remarkable vaqufs with mosques, bazaars, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Battles (2012)

Accounts of Over 1,560 Battles from 1479 B.C. to the Present by David Eggenberger

Ten miles from Adrianople (Edirne), the Romans came up against the massed enemy. Valens, without waiting for reinforcements that were on the way from Italy, ...

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