Elazig

/e lah zi"/, n.
a city in central Turkey. 131,116.

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Turkey
      city, eastern Turkey. It lies at the foot of a plateau overlooking a fertile plain. Originally founded as an Ottoman military garrison and administrative centre after the mid-19th century, the city grew rapidly as a result of its favourable location. Modern Elazığ, surrounded by vineyards and orchards, is an important trading centre for the crops and livestock of the area; it is noted also for its wine. It is the home of the Euphrates University, founded in 1975. Pop. (2000) 266,495.

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