Saturday, July 23, 2005

Burdur

Also called  Buldur,   city, southwestern Turkey, near the eastern shore of Lake Burdur. Called Polydorion in the European Middle Ages, it fell to the Seljuq Turks in the 12th century and came under Ottoman domination in the 15th. Its size and economy expanded after World War II; industries include textiles, preparation of attar of roses, and copper manufacture. Burdur is linked by rail with Afyon

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