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(in old texts variously written as Bi̊rg̲h̲os, Būrg̲h̲ūs, Borg̲h̲ūs, Čatal Burg̲h̲az, etc.; the form “Lüleburgaz” is of recent date and related to the industry of pipe-making), a town of more than 25,000 inhabitants in Turkish Thrace and a minor administrative and agricultural centre on the highway from Edirne to Istanbul, 75 km. south-east of Edirne. It is situated on level ground in a wide valley on the southern bank of a tributary of the Ergene River. In the past it was one of the largest car…

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Kiel, M., “Lüleburgaz”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 13 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_4692>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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