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  Izmir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Izmir (Turkish spelling İzmir, contraction of its original Greek name Smyrna, Σμυρνη), the second-largest port (after İstanbul) and the third most populous city (2,409,000 in 2000) of Turkey is located on the Aegean Sea near the.
It is the capital of the Izmir Province.
In the first millennium BC Izmir, then known as Smyrna, ranked as one of the most important cities of the Ionian Federation.
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Izmir   (851 words)

  
 EuroAsia Auto 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The city of Izmir lies on the West Coast of Anatolia and is encircled by rich plains of the Aegean Region.
Izmir is approximately 12 thousand kilometers with a population of 3.4 million, making it the third largest city and the second largest industrialized city in Turkey.
Izmir offers all the cultural and technical infrastructure as well as the natural and human resources that are necessary for all kinds of investments in a wide spectrum ranging from food to heavy industry.
www.euroasiaauto.com /en?part=whyizmir   (908 words)

  
 www.allaboutizmir.com - all about izmir, whatever want you learn, wherever you want to see?
The province of Izmir is located in the mid-western part of the Aegean region.
The territories of the province are one of the places wherecivilizations that were the sources of western culture were established.
Izmir was reconstructed and enlarged to the out-skirts of Pagos hill in 300 BC by alexander the Great, who annexed it to the Macedonian empire.
www.allaboutizmir.com   (502 words)

  
 Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land — Christian Charity for Palestinian Christians
Homer's love and poetry city of Izmir where various civilizations flourished and people have lived together in tolerance and brotherhood acquired her name from an Amazon queen called Smyrna and was mentioned by famous historian Herodotus as" the city under the most sublime blue sky and the remarkable climate".
Known as "Smyrna" in ancient times, the province of Izmir has a long history, dating back to the 3rd- millenium BC when it was one of the most advanced cultural centers in Western Anatolia.
The ancient remains of the earliest layer in excavations are contemporary with the Troy II civilization.
www.ffhl.org /izmir.asp   (966 words)

  
 Izmir, Turkey-Adiyamanli.org
The road between Izmir and Cesme is dotted with lovely little fishing villages such as Mordogan which takes its name from the particular purple color of the sunrise at that spot and Karaburun an unspoiled village nestled between the mountains and picturesque bays Balikliova.
The climate is mild and in the summer the constant and refreshing sea breezes temper the sun’s heat.
The Saint Polycarp Church is the oldest church in Izmir and symblozes the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse.
www.adiyamanli.org /izmir.html   (2967 words)

  
 Izmir Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Izmir (Turkish spelling İzmir) is a province of Turkey in the western Anatolia on the Aegean coast.
On the west it is surrounded by Aegean sea, and it encloses the Izmir Gulf (in Turkish İzmir Körfezi).
Neighbouring provinces are Balikesir on the north, Manisa on the east, and Aydin on the south.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/izmir_province   (220 words)

  
 izmir,smyrna
Izmir is located in the Aegean province, which, of all the seven geographical regions of Turkey, enjoys the finest climate.
This settlement was known as Smurna, written as Smyrna in ancient Greek.In the 11th century B.C. the coastal city of Smyrna was inhabited by Ionians and Aeolians.
At the beginning of the 20th century Izmir was a centre of commerce and entertainment rivaling Istanbul and Salonica in the hierarchy of Ottoman cities and famous for its raisins and seedless grapes, its almonds, its horsedrawn phaetons, its spring festival, its "gold drop'' Eau de Cologne and nargiles or water-pipes.
www.turizm.net /cities/izmir   (832 words)

  
 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK ( İZMİR FOR BUSSENESS )
Izmir is approximately 12 thousand square kilometers with a population of 3.1 million, making it the third largest city and the second largest industrialized city in Turkey.
However, Izmir is the main port of the region.
In the same way, of the 40 industrial zones, which are active and are still being invested upon, 14 are in the province of Izmir.
www.cankan.com /gizmir/60-economic_outlook.htm   (520 words)

  
 TOWARDS LOCAL AGENDA 21 in IZMIR : THE ENGLISH TEXT IN BRIEF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Izmir being the third most populated and economically developed city of Turkey is located at the eastern end of an intrusion (an old river delta) by the Aegean Sea.
Izmir Bay, originated by a nearly 60 km insertion of the Aegean Sea into the weslern Anatolia, with its geological, morphological and biological charachteristics, was a very suitable place for inhabitance, growth and reproduction of marine organisms for a very long time.
Izmir Bay was once known as an important place in the Aegean Sea in terms of species diversity of both pelagic and demersal fish, and their large stock sizes.
bornova.ege.edu.tr /~habitat/yg21d3.html   (13417 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Cuban Missile Crisis
The U.S. had begun to deploy 15 Jupiter IRBM (intermediate-range ballistic missiles) nuclear missiles near Izmir, Turkey, which directly threatened cities in the western sections of the Soviet Union.
These missiles were regarded by President Kennedy as being of questionable strategic value, as a nuclear submarine was capable of providing the same cover with both stealth and superior firepower.
Shows the Location of the Province Ä°zmir Izmir from space, June 1996 Izmir (Turkish spelling Ä°zmir, contraction of its former name Smyrna), the second-largest port (after Ä°stanbul) and the third most populous city (2,409,000 in 2000) of Turkey, is located on the Aegean Sea near the Gulf...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cuban-Missile-Crisis   (4376 words)

  
 map of provinces of turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Kastamonu is one of the Provinces of Turkey, in the Black Sea Region, to the north of the country.
Izmir is a province of Turkey in the western...
Turkey In Asia And The Caucasian Provinces Of Russia.
www.getturkeyinfo.com /69/map-of-provinces-of-turkey.html   (352 words)

  
 Articles - Izmir Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ä°zmir is a province of Turkey in the western Anatolia on the Aegean coast.
Neighbouring provinces are Balıkesir on the north, Manisa on the east, and Aydın on the south.
As a result of the Treaty of Lausanne all non-Turkish and non-Muslim inhabitants of the province had to leave, and Izmir province was incorporated into the modern republic of Turkey.
www.lastring.com /articles/Izmir_Province   (315 words)

  
 Flowers Izmir - Florist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Flower Arrangements sent in Izmir are created by proffesional Izmir florists and are de livery in any part of Izmir.
If you reside in europe you well know about the Interflora Izmir service and if you live in Usa we can tell you that Interflora florists are like FTD Izmir florists because Interflora its the name of FTD in Europe.
Izmir (Turkish spelling Izmir, contraction of its former name Smyrna, in Greek), the second-largest port (after Istanbul) and the third most populous city (2,409,000 in 2000) of Turkey is located on the Aegean Sea near the Gulf of Izmir.
www.abcflora.com /continents/europe/turkey/izmir.htm   (210 words)

  
 Yuki Tour - Informations about Izmir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Known as Smyrna in ancient times, the province of Izmir has a long history, dating back to the 3rd- millennium BC when it was one of the most advanced cultural center in Western Anatolia.
In addition to famous sites like Efes, Kuşadası or Çeşme, Izmir possesses Balcova, one of the important thermal centres in Turkey, which is known as the "Agamemnon Baths".
In this district are Izmir's old-fashioned shopping streets, the park where the famous Izmir Fair is held each summer, and Basmane station.
www.yukitour.com /izmir.htm   (613 words)

  
 Emeğin Partisi - EMEP - The Party of Labour
Despite the police barricades, labourers in Adana (an important industrial and agricultural province in the South Region of the country; it is also the province where the US Incirlik military base is situated) marched to the city centre.
In spite of all the efforts -in some places there were outright threats- of the employers, administrators and the police forces to obstruct the manifestations, the labourers protested the forces supporting the war and drew special attention to the fact that the only force capable of stopping this brutal war is the labourer people.
In some of the provinces our Party participated as a part of the Labour, Peace and Democracy Bloc and in others -where this was not possible- it participated on its own.
www.emep.org /docs/press/27march3.html   (1275 words)

  
 Izmir Details, Meaning Izmir Article and Explanation Guide
Izmir (Turkish spelling İzmir, contraction of its former name Smyrna, Σμυρνη in Greek), the second-largest port (after İstanbul;) and the third most populous city of Turkey is located on the Aegean Sea near the Gulf of Izmir.
On September 13th, a fire that started in Punta (a part of Izmir which was predominantly non-muslim, current name Alsancak) destroyed 70% of the city.
Treaty of Lausanne signed on July 24th 1923, gave Izmir to the newly founded Republic of Turkey.
www.e-paranoids.com /i/iz/izmir.html   (1216 words)

  
 Cancer in Izmir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The rest (11,257 cases, % 43.6) are cases from other provinces which are diagnosed and/or treated as cancer in Izmir.
Only cases sited in Izmir province were considered to calculate the incidence rates.
To be able to give an incidence rate of a determined year, all procedures should be completed about all cases of that year; therefore it takes some years to calculate the accurate incidence rate.
www.ato.org.tr /konuk/kidem/Edoc3.htm   (401 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | Frozen bodies found in Turkey
The discovery comes a day after police in the western province of Izmir found the bodies of five Pakistani immigrants on a local beach.
A police official in Van province told the AFP news agency that the immigrants died during the harsh winter conditions typical between November and January.
In Izmir, the five Pakistani refugees who were found dead on a beach were believed to have been heading to Greece.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/europe/2016756.stm   (329 words)

  
 Izmir, Turkey, Pictures
Izmir, formerly Smyrna, city and seaport in western Turkey, capital of Izmir Province, at the head of the Gulf of Izmir.
Izmir is one of the chief seaports of Turkey and is served by several railroads.
It is also a commercial and industrial center; dyes, soaps, and textiles are manufactured and foods and tobacco are processed.
www.greatestcities.com /Middle_East/Turkey/Izmir_formerly_Smyrna_city.html   (326 words)

  
 Anadolu Agency: News in English, 01-08-26
Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Seismology Centre said that the epicenter of the quake was Yýgýlca township of northwestern Duzce province and it was recorded at 3.41 a.m.
IZMIR - Finance Minister Sumer Oral and Sudanese Minister of Industry and Investment Galal Al-Diggeir signed on Sunday an agreement on prevention of double taxation on behalf of Turkey and Sudan.
IZMIR - Italian Deputy Minister of Productive Activities Stefano Stefani said on Sunday that the issue of closing the Italian consulate in Izmir which serves persons for 140 years, is not clear yet.
www.hri.org /news/turkey/anadolu/2001/01-08-26.anadolu.html   (2818 words)

  
 Twenty injured in Turkey blast - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
The blast, from a low-powered and probably home-made device, occurred in a dustbin near a bank in the main square of the Aegean town of Cesme, NTV television said.
"The explosion was caused by a bomb," said Yusuf Ziya Goksu, the governor of Izmir province, quoted by the semi-official Anatolia news agency.
One person, a woman, was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital in Izmir, he said, quoted by Anatolia.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /news/html/20050710T200000-0500_83947_OBS_TWENTY_INJURED_IN_TURKEY_BLAST.asp   (168 words)

  
 journey izmir travel to izmir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The third largest, and one of the most beautiful provinces of Turkey, is Izmir, extending on the shores of an attractive bay, filled with ships and yachts.
statues.  Known as ‘Smyrna’ in ancient times, the province of Izmir has a long history, dating back to the 3rd-millenium BC when it was one of the most advanced cultural centers in Western Anatolia.
In addition to famous sites like Efes, Kusadasi or Cheshme, Izmir possesses Balcova, one of the important thermal centres In Turkey which is known as the “Agamemnon Baths”.
www.journeyturkey.net /english/izmir.html   (486 words)

  
 Izmir, Turkey - Mersina: Information about Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Legendary Homer lived here in the lonian period, which was the most splendid age of the city, dating to the 1st-millenium BC.
Cesme is a little town at the tip of the peninsula that forms the Gulf of Izmir.
The meaning of "Cesme" is "fountain" or "spring" due to the curative springs and thermal baths around especially in Ilica.
www.mersina.com /Turkey/Aegean/Izmir   (1494 words)

  
 Anadolu Agency: News in English, 00-06-26
Izmir Police Chief Hasan Yucesan said that worldwide famous Spanish painter Picasso's stolen painting ''Dora-Maar'' was found in Izmir.
A painting of world-famous painter Picasso was confiscated in western Izmir province.
The sources added that the illegal immigrants were sent to western Izmir province to be handed over to the Police Organization's Foreigners Department.
www.hri.org /news/turkey/anadolu/2000/00-06-26.anadolu.html   (3627 words)

  
 The Formation of the western Front and the First inönü Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Although there were decisions that the Greek forces would not go further down Izmir province and Ayvalik borders without the permission of the Allies, the Greeks occupied Manisa and Aydin.
The occupation of Aydin on May 27 1919, that of Ayvalik on May 29, 1919 and that of Ödemiş on June 1, 1919 caused the awakening of the spirit of resistance and the improvement as well as the extension of the idea of "Kuvayi Milliye" stronger.
When the Greeks occupied Izmir some fronts were established in the Western Anatolia and began resistance with the occupation of Izmir, Balikesir became the centre of the National Movement in the Western Anatolia and various committees had certain actions to serve the national target.
www.turkses.com /history/d20.htm   (768 words)

  
 Art stolen from Turkey and other places by The Met or other museums...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Izmir, Jan. 5, A.A - Historical works of art that were smuggled from Turkey, will be displayed in the museum island which is under construction in German capital Berlin.
Sefa Taskin, one of the former mayors of Bergama township of western province of Izmir, launched a campaign for return of Zeus altar to Turkey.
Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli, a leading writer of Turkey who is better known as Fisherman of Halikarnas, sent a letter to the Queen of Britain for return of the mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of ancient world.
www.swingout.net /photos/NYC2002_1_d_5_2002_1/karun.html   (586 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News - Hijacked passenger bus saved in Turkey Daily News
The armed person who got on a Skoda car with Ucaoglu was reported to be en route to central Eskisehir province.
IZMIR (AA) - An armed person hijacked on Monday a passenger bus en route from Izmir to Usak provinces of Aegean Region.
A male passenger on a passenger bus belonging to Anadolu Tourism en route from Izmir to Usak threatened the bus driver with his gun near Kula town and asked him not to stop till Usak province.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20031124084852774   (325 words)

  
 Apricot - Kayısı - Malatya Malatya bulunmaz eşin
Due to the ecohogical advantages that are naturally granted to this province, worldwide famous and high quality dried apricots are provided in Malatya.
There are about 65 processing factories, 40 of which are located in the province of Malatya and the rest located in the province of Izmir.
This province, which is located in the Central Eastern Anatolian Region, produces nearly half of the crop.
halitalhan.8m.com /malatya5.html   (752 words)

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