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  Bursa, Turkey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bursa (formerly known as Brusa, Greek Prusa, Προύσσα) is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of Bursa Province.
The city is famous for its ski resorts (on the mountain of Uludağ), the mausoleums of Ottoman sultans, and the surrounding fertile plain.
Bursa is the center of the Turkish automobile industry, where FIAT and Renault have located their factories.
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 Bursa - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Bursa
City in northwestern Turkey, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, situated on the lower slopes of Mt Uladag (2,443 m/8,015 ft), with a port at nearby Mudanya;; population (2003 est) 1,288,900.
Bursae may be permanent or temporary and occur in a place where friction has caused irritation of the tissues.
Bursae occur between the covering skin and bony projections, for example at the point of the elbow and the knee-cap, but more often occur between tendons and the surfaces they cross such as bone, ligaments, and other tendons.
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 Bursa: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bursa (formerly known as Brusa or Prusa) is the capital of the Bursa Province[For more info, click on this link] in northwestern Turkey[For more, click on this link].
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 Ankara and Bursa, Turkey  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Formerly Brusa or Brussa, it is the capital of Bursa Province.
Bursa is divided into three parts by a series of ravines, which are spanned by a number of bridges.
Orhan, son of the second sultan of Turkey, captured the city in 1326 during the Turkish conquest of the Byzantine Empire and made it the capital of the Ottoman Empire; in 1361 Orhan's son, Murad I, moved the royal residence to Adrianople (modern Edirne).
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 Bursa, Turkey - Mersina: Information about Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Known as "Green Bursa", this province stands on the lower slopes of Uludag (Mount Olympos of Mysia, 2543 m).
The title "Green" of Bursa comes from its gardens and parks, and of course from its being in the middle of an important fruit growing region.
One of the places to be seen in Bursa is the Yesil Mosque (Green Mosque), with its carved marble doorway which is one of the best in Anatolia.
www.mersina.com /Turkey/Marmara/Bursa   (645 words)

  
 Hotels in Turkey | Hotels in Istanbul | Blue Voyage Yachting and Cabin Charters | Bursa    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The city of Bursa, founded at the foot of Uludag which is one of the most important ski centers of Turkey, is called Green Bursa owing to the abundant verdure there.
In the year 1335 the capital of the Ottoman State was Bursa succeeding Iznik, and later Edirne was conquered and made capital.
In addition to the Ottoman House nearby the mausoleums of Osmangazi and Orhangazi in Tophane, the Fortress of Bursa, the Mosque and Medresse of Murad the I. in Çekirge, there are many historical and modern hot springs in the vicinity.
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 Bursa - All About Turkey
Known as "Green Bursa", this province stands on the lower slopes of Uludag (Mount Olympos of Mysia, 2543 m) in the Marmara region of Anatolia.
As for something to purchase; Bursa is a center of the silk trade (since first silk cocoons were brought here with the caravans of the Silk Road) and towel manufacturing.
One of the places to be seen in Bursa is the Yesil Cami (Green Mosque), with its carved marble doorway which is one of the best in Anatolia.
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 Bursa
The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Uludag (Mt. Olympos of Mysia, 2443 meters).
Bursa was, and is still, famous for its silk trade,towel manufacture and thermal springs.
A seaside resort town 25 km from Bursa, Mudanya's fine fish restaurants and nightclubs are popular with the residents of Bursa.
www.about-turkey.com /tourism/bursa.htm   (818 words)

  
 Bursa, Turkey-Adiyamanli.org
Set among orchards watered by plentiful mountain streams, Bursa is a city of brightly coloured houses and winding streets dotted with fountains.
Bursa's several baths, fed by thermal springs famous in Roman times, include medieval structures that incorporated material from Justinian's imperial baths from the 6th century.
Bursa's silk industry has a long heritage; the city was a centre of silk trade in the 15th century and by the 17th century was famous in Europe and Asia for its silk textiles, which are still produced.
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 Bursa Turkey Hotel Accommodations; hotels and resorts - SecuredTravel.com Bursa Turkey hotel reservations network; ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Close by is Bursa's covered market, the Bedesten, given over to the sale of jewellery and precious metals, and the Koza Hani, flanking the park, still entirely occupied by silk and brocade merchants.
West from the centre of town, the Hisar ("citadel") district was Bursa's original nucleus.
This is the last imperial foundation in Bursa, although it's most famous for its tombs, set in lovingly tended gardens.
www.securedtravel.com /worldtravel/turkey/bursa.html   (569 words)

  
 Power Technology - Bursa CCGT Power Plant Turkey
The 1,400MW CCGT Bursa plant was built by a consortium led by Mitsubishi Corporation that included the Itochu Corporation and ENKA, a Turkish-based conglomerate.
In previous years, Turkey had been a net exporter to neighbouring countries, but the Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Ministry reported that electricity demand was increasing at 12% per annum.
Turkey is liberalising its energy industries by offering the transfer of OandM lease rights for large thermal power stations.
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 Bursa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bursa, Turkey, the capital of the Bursa Province
Bursa (anatomy), a fluid filled sac reducing friction between bones
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 Bursa, Turkey
The Early Ottoman capital of Bursa, formerly called Broussa and known in antiquity as Prusa, lies about 100km/62mi south of Istanbul as the crow flies, and some 30km/19mi inland from the Sea of Marmara.
Blessed with a delightful climate and the loveliest of settings south of the Karadag coastal uplands, Bursa with its picturesque Old Town and magnificent buildings (mosques and türbes) is one of the highlights of any visit to Turkey.
Agriculture, mainly fruit and vegetable-growing, flourishes in the fertile surrounding countryside; Bursa peaches are renowned throughout Turkey).
www.planetware.com /turkey/bursa-tr-br-br.htm   (345 words)

  
 CNS - Overview of Reported Nuclear Trafficking Incidents Involving Turkey, 1993-1999
Public reports indicate that Turkey may be a significant transshipment route for nuclear smuggling from the former Soviet Union (FSU).
Nuclear materials confiscated in Turkey were in most instances taken to the Cekmece Nuclear Research and Training Center in Istanbul for analysis.
However, the concentration and types of incidents reported in Istanbul, and the lack of reported incidents on Turkey's borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, are somewhat surprising.
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 Bursa Turkey Hotels: Swissotel The Celik Palas Bursa Hotel Official Site, Luxury Hotel in Bursa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Swissôtel Çelik Palas Bursa is located in the city of Bursa, south-east of the Sea of Marmara and within walking distance from the city centre.
The city of Bursa, which lies on the lower slopes of Uludag on Mt Olympos of Mysia, is filled with gardens and parks and is famous for its silk trade and thermal springs.
Bursa is also one of the most important business cities and meeting places for explorers and historians.
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 Bursa, Turkey
Bursa, which was selected by UNESCO as the city in Europe which protects its environment in the
Bursa, famous for its silk, towels and thermal baths, is at the same time a large industrial city.
Iznik Lake to the northeast of Bursa is a region of natural beauty.
www.enjoyturkey.com /info/sights/bursa.htm   (246 words)

  
 Bursa - Turkey
They are located in a terrace with a magnificent view of Bursa and beyond.
The small mosque accross the mausoleum is a fine example of marble workmanship and glazed tiles.
The Yeþil Mosque is called the "Jewel of Bursa" because of its beauty, both inside and out.
www.turizm.net /cities/bursa   (421 words)

  
 Bursa Turkey - Uludag Mountain, Ottoman Capital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bursa, in northwestern Turkey, was the first Ottoman capital.
Although the city was settled prior to the 2nd century B.C., it grew in importance during early Christianity with the arrival of silkworms and the establishment of looms.
Bursa is also a very important city for Turks today because the Ottoman Empire, and to some extent Turkish culture, was born there.
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 Bursa Hotels, Hotels in Bursa, hotels of Bursa, ulucamii, bursa eski evleri, bursa osmangazi belediyesi, bursa turkey, ...
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Being the first Ottoman capital, Bursa is very rich in religious monuments, mosques and tombs (turbes) as well as warm, mineral-rich springs.
Bursa welcomes you to relax and soak away your cares at one of the many hot springs, as most of the hotels in the province offer thermal bath facilities while the Turkish baths, or "hamam" are also great places which shouldn't be missed.
www.silkroadhotels.com /istanbul_ing/bursa/bursa.htm   (267 words)

  
 Webshots - Images of BURSA-KAYSERi TURKEY
CITY OF BURSA AND MOUNT ULUDAG IN WINTER 1996 BURSA TURKEY
BURSA PLAINS THE MARMARA REGION OF TURKEY 1998
KILIMLI PEAK LAKE IN MOUNT ULUDAG BURSA TURKEY 4
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 Bursa Hotels, Bursa Accommodation and Information for Bursa, Turkey
The industrial and agricultural city of Bursa was the capital city of the Ottoman Empire.
It is also a famous tourism center with the Uludag Ski Center (you may go up by cable car and not just for skiing) and the thermal spas of Cekirge.
Bursa is also famous for its "Iskender" Kebab with yogurt.
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 BURSA CITY / TURKEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thirty-six kilometers from Bursa is Uludag, the largest center for winter sports in Turkey and offers a variety of activities, accommodation and entertainment.
The Gulf of Gemlik, 29km from Bursa has wide sandy beaches, of which Armutlu and Kumla are the favorites.
Five kilometers from Iznik in the Elbeyli village there is a 5th century catacomb and an obelisk 15.5m high built by Cassius Philiscus.
www.turkiye-online.com /travel/marmara/bursa2.html   (479 words)

  
 Car Hire in Bursa Turkey from carhire.co.uk
Bursa situated in the southeast region of Antolia is home to warm mineral-rich springs and its beautiful gardens and parks.
Bursa is famous for its yesil mosque (green mosque), with a carved marble doorway its one of the best in the area.
Make sure you are able to visit all the sites and the towns in Bursa and you can do this with simple pre-bookable car hire from car hire.co.uk.
www.carhire.co.uk /car-hire/bursa.html   (272 words)

  
 Bursa Turkey Photo Gallery by Dick Osseman at pbase.com
It is 40 km from Bursa and 15 km from Mudanya and I think Trilye is a "must" for Bursa travels.
I have searched on numerous occasions to find photos of Bursa that depict daily life and show Bursa in winter so it was lovely to find these.
Selam,These pics so nice and useful for visitors,I wish to come BURSA soon as possible for my Girlfriend she belong from BURSA city.Its seem like a paradise really.Thanks for webmaster and all team of this web for such pics and detail.
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 Antalya,Bursa Turkey Hotels.Travel Accessories
The Talya Hotel Antalya Turkey has all of the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class, and maintains the meticulous standards required by travel and tour operators worldwide.
The Kervansaray Hotel Bursa has all of the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class, and maintains the meticulous standards required by travel and tour operators worldwide.
The Kervansaray Termal Hotel Bursa has all of the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class, and maintains the meticulous standards required by travel and tour operators worldwide.
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 Hotels in Bursa Turkey
The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Uludag.
Bursa is very rich in thermal springs, most of which are in the Cekirge area.
Ulucami was the Great Mosque of Bursa the first congregational mosque built by the Ottomans.
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 Cheap Bursa Car Hire - Book Car Rental in Bursa - Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bursa is situated on the lower slopes of Uludag, which stands over 2000m above the city.
Bursa was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and the burial place of several sultans, and is home to some of the best early Ottoman monuments in Turkey.
The streets of Bursa are turned into one big party for the whole day, with many activities on offer.
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 Hotels in Bursa Turkey - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
Once your reservation is submitted, a confirmation email about the reservation and the details of the Bursa hotel you reserved will be sent to you.
If you don't have an email address, you may be able to book by phone.
Enjoy great discount and cheapest internet rates for hotels and lodging in Bursa Turkey.
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 Bursa Travel: Deals and travel information for Bursa, Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Grand Almira Hotel, Bursa, Turkey - Discount Grand Almira Hotel in Bursa
Although officially 5*, the hotel can be considered as a good 4* product with a wealth of services and facilities available.
Located on the highway with connections to Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir this hotel is also only 3 minutes walk away from the bus station with buses running to all the major destinations of Turkey.
It is still very close to downtown Bursa and a 10 minute drive from the tourist centre where fish restaurants and other major tourist attractions can be found.
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 Bursa TR Hotels and Motels - Cheap and Luxury Hotels Bursa Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Most of the hotels listed in Bursa offer discounts of up to 40% on reservations for accommodation booked on-line.
Holiday Inn Bursa is approximately 10 miles from the historical city center of Bursa and 70 miles from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport.
Find special offers available for selected Bursa hotels in Turkey and destinations world wide.
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