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  Afyon - All About Turkey
Afyon is bordered with Konya to the east, Usak to the west, Kutahya to the northwest, Denizli to the southwest, Burdur to the south, Isparta to the southeast, and Eskisehir to the north.
Afyon is a spa-center with thermal baths in Gazligol Kaplicasi (25 km northwest), Gecek and Omerli Kaplicalari (15 km and 14 km northwest respectively), Hudai Kaplicasi 68 km southwest of the town, and Heybeli Kaplicasi at 30 km from city center.
Afyon Citadel which was built during the Byzantine period previously was used as a fortress by the Hittite King Mursil II, is another monument to see in the city.
www.allaboutturkey.com /afyon.htm   (419 words)

 Afyonkarahisar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Afyonkarahisar (Turkish for the fl opium castle) is a city in western Turkey, also known simply as Afyon (i.e.
It is located 250 km south-west of Ankara along the Akar River at an elevation of 1 034 meters.
Afyon was known in Hittite records as Hapanuwa, and in Greek times as Acroënus (Akroinon) until the reign of the Byzantine emperor Leo III who after his victory over Arab besiegers in 740 renamed it Nicopolis (Greek for the Victory City).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afyon   (322 words)

 Afyon, Turkey
Afyon, the provincial capital, lies on the western edge of a large basin in the northern foothills of the Sandikli Dag.
Formerly a halt on the caravan route between the Aegean and Konya, Afyon remains an important road and rail junction to which cereals and wool are brought for onward shipment.
The springs in the vicinity of Afyon are justly famous, the well-known "Kizilay" mineral water coming from this area for example.
www.planetware.com /turkey/afyon-tr-af-af.htm   (302 words)

It is the capital of Afyon province with 820,000 inhabitants (2004 estimate).
Afyon's setting is most dramatic, dominated by a rock upon which a citadel has been erected.
Afyon is well connected with other urban centres in central Turkey by rail and road; Usak 150 km west, Kütahya 100 km north, Eskisehir 150 km north, Ankara 230 km northeast, Konya 220 km southeast and Burdur 200 km south.
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 Museums of Afyon, Afyon Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The Afyon Museum was first established in the Gedik Ahmet Pasha Medrese.
The gathering of objects from Afyon and its surroundings began in 1931.
After this, Afyon was made the headquarters of the High Command and the Western Front.
www.istanbulportal.com /istanbulportal/Afyon.aspx   (523 words)

 Afyon Photo Album & Travelogue
Formerly Afyon (meaning Opium) was officially called Afyonkarahisar ("Black Fortress of Opium").
Afyon produces more than a third of the world's legally grown opium.
In August 1922, the Turks destroyed the Greek expeditionary army here at Afyon in what is called the Battle of the Commander-in-Chief (guess who?).
www.anatolia.luwo.be /Afyon.htm   (222 words)

Bediuzzaman was in Afyon Prison for twenty months, and his students for periods varying from a few days to eighteen months; the majority were there six months, one group before the court passed sentence, and others after it.
Although these produced their report in a short time, presenting it to Afyon Court on 16 March, 1948, due to the Prosecutor’s interference, it was not for several months that Bediuzzaman was able to obtain a copy of it.
The story of Afyon Court does not finish here; the hearings continued with the accused in absentia, until the general amnesty announced after the victory of the Democrat Party in the 1950 general elections.
www.nur.org /treatise/biography/chapter27.htm   (6962 words)

 Ataman Hotel - Afyon
Afyonkarahisar, more often known as Afyon for short, has been home to many civilisations, lying as it does at a strategic geographical junction at the centre of western Turkey.
Afyon played a crucial role in the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923), a role made more important by its key position as a crossroads.
Their kingdom, whose capital was Gordion west of Ankara, covered the mountainous and forested region between Afyon, Kütahya and Eskişehir.
www.atamanhotel.com /afyon.html   (885 words)

 Afyon - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Captain Afyon was commander of the Rebel corvette Eridain, and later the escort frigate Larkhess, which was eventually relegated to cargo transport duties.
A native of the planet Alderaan, he was off-planet when the planet was destroyed and vowed to make the Empire pay for its crimes.
Afyon was also one of the growing number of military officers who had shed their loyalty to Admiral Ackbar, and had thrown their support to Borsk Fey'lya.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Afyon   (122 words)

 Afyon, Turkey
The province is located as a gateway between the sea and inner regions of Anatolia.
The city is famous for its specific "Turkish Delight" and "Kaymak", a kind of hard cream put on desserts, which one should certainly taste at least once.
Afyon is a spa-center with thermal baths in Gazi Kaplicasi (25 km northwest), Gecek and Omerli Kaplicalari (18 km and 15 km northwest respectively), and Hudai Kaplicasi 73 km southwest of the town, Sandikil which is also famous for its mud baths, too.
www.anatolia.com /anatolia/destinations/afyon/default.asp   (222 words)

 Afyon | | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Afyon in 13 languages, encyclopedia term for Afyon.
Afyon (früher Afyonkarahisar) ist eine türkische Provinzhauptstadt im mittleren Westanatolien und hat derzeit etwa 130.000 Einwohner.
Afyon to English Afyon to French Afyon to Spanish Afyon to Dutch Afyon to German Afyon to Turkish
www.babylon.com /definition/Afyon/All   (324 words)

 Afyon (Afyonkarahisar), Turkey
Usually called just Afyon, it's famous for its Turkish delight (lokum), some of it made with the rich local clotted cream (kaymak) that also appears in baklava and other desserts.
Graceful old Ottoman houses line some of Afyon's back streets, and Seljuk and early Ottoman mosques such as the Ulu Cami (1273), Mevlevihane (1300s) and Imaret (1472) are worth a visit.
The Battle of Dumlupinar near Afyon was the decisive victory (August 30, 1922) which swept the invaders out at the end of Turkey's War of Independence.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /WhereToGo/Aegean/Afyon/index.html   (306 words)

 Afyon Turkey Photo Gallery by Dick Osseman at pbase.com
Afyon or Afyon Karahisar (the Black Fortress of the Opium) is a very nice place to the south of Kütahya.
It has very many old style houses, a number of mosques and a fortress on a steep peak, that takes some effort to climb but then rewards you with a good view of the place and surrounding countryside.
Thanks a lot for the pics of old and unforgetten places of Afyon.To keep them in that shape and not to forget is difficult but i lived there and i miss there much....
www.pbase.com /dosseman/afyon_turkey   (271 words)

 Afyon Apartments for rent Afyon apartment rentals, Afyon furnished apartments to rent.
Afyon Apartments for rent Afyon apartment rentals, Afyon furnished apartments to rent.
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Afyon housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /area_rentals/Turkey/Afyon_Rentals.asp   (69 words)

 Afyon Region Map: Ablak — Yusufaga | Turkey Google Satellite Maps
You are in Afyon (Turkey), administrative region of level 1.
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www.maplandia.com /turkey/afyon   (834 words)

 Old Houses in Afyonkarahisar (Afyon), Turkey
Much of Afyon was destroyed in the fierce battles leading up to the final Turkish republican victory in the War of Independence.
On a bright spring morning I saw this street of old houses and couldn't resist a photo.
Then I went down to breakfast with fresh, hot tea and some of Afyon's ambrosial clotted cream.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /galeri/aegean/photopages/007.html   (56 words)

 Facilities : AfyonHOTEL SOYDAN , Not Defined
HOTEL SOYDAN - Afyon - Not Defined : The HOTEL SOYDAN is located centrally in Afyon.
It has proven to be one of the most competitive hotels when it comes to comfort, value-for-money and location.
The hotel is located in Afyon only a minutes walk to the Metro - Underground that takesyou to the Central Station in less than 5 minutes.
www.cn-turkey.com /hotel-detail.asp?otelid=1085   (380 words)

 Afyon Kocatepe University ->
Directory of Universities and Colleges in Turkey: Afyon Kocatepe University.
Important: please contact this University for detailed and up-to-date information on area of studies and level of courses offered.
Please visit the Afyon Kocatepe University's website to make sure that the information provided are still up-to-date.
www.4icu.org /reviews/4533.htm   (93 words)

 Turkey Central : Destinations: Afyon
Afyon is famous for the candy "Turkish Delight," and a famous spa center.
This guide has info and links about this region in West Central Turkey.
Afyon is a famous spa center between the sea and central Turkey.
www.turkeycentral.com /Destinations/Afyon/index.html   (150 words)

 Afyon Photos at PBase.com
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 Afyon Tourism - Afyon Vacation Reviews - Afyon Vacations - TripAdvisor
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 Afyon - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Afyon, town in west central Turkey, the capital of Afyon province, located about 240 km (about 150 mi) southwest of the Turkish capital, Ankara.
Born in central Turkey in the town of Afyon, Sezer studied...
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 Afyon - JediArchives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Native of Alderaan and New Republic captain at the helm of the escort frigate Larkhess, Afyon grew bitter over the years, believing that men like him were doing the real work of the new government, while the credit was going to hotshot starfighter pilots.
Right before the appearance of Grand Admiral Thrawn, his warship was relegated to cargo transport duty.
This page was last modified 23:10, 5 November 2005.
jediarchives.info /wiki/index.php?title=Afyon   (101 words)

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