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Encyclopedia > Kahramanmaras Province
Location of the Province Kahramanmaraş
Location of the Province Kahramanmaraş

Kahramanmaras (Turkish spelling: Kahramanmaraş; alternative spelling Kahramanmarash; sometimes referred as Kahraman Maras or simply Maras) is a province of Turkey. Its provencial capital is Kahramanmaraş city, the traffic code is 46. Image File history File links Shows the location of the province Kahramanmaraş in Turkey File links The following pages link to this file: Kahramanmaras Province ... Image File history File links Shows the location of the province Kahramanmaraş in Turkey File links The following pages link to this file: Kahramanmaras Province ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish, singular is il (see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... Turkish car number plates are license plates found on Turkish vehicles. ...

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History

Kahramanmaras was known historically as Maras and was a settlement since pre-historic times.


The city received to title of Kahraman (Heroic) from the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) for the heroic struggle by the local civilian population against the occupying English and then French armed forces after the First World War. (see Sütçü İmam Incident [1]) It was one of the first 'free' towns after the first world war. The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas. ...


Economy

Gold: Maras has historically been famous for its gold. General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ...


Textiles:The textile industry is relatively new and mostly machinated A textile is any type of material made from fibers or other extended linear materials such as thread or yarn (1). ...


Education

The Kahraman Maras Sutcu Imam University [2] is a recently founded university supplying social, language and technical sciences as well as medical education Medicine on the Web NLM (National Library of Medicine, contains resources for patients and healthcare professionals) Virtual Hospital (digital health sciences library by the University of Iowa) Online Medical Dictionary Collection of links to free medical resources Categories: Medicine | Health ...


Cuisine

Ice cream: The most famous culinary speciality is the icecream, "ice cream of Maras", available in specialist ice cream shops throughout Turkey and the world such as MADO and Yasar pastanesi and on tourist sites. The icecream has an elastic consistency and is served with knife and fork, often accompanied by a slice of baklava. It melts in your mouth while you chew it, similar to bubble gum. A plate with pieces of different types of baklava Several types of American-style baklava Baklava is a popular sweet pastry in Greek, Balkan, Arab, Persian, Armenian, and Turkish cuisines with a high sugar content, making it extremely rich. ...


Spices: Maras red peppers are also known to spice up any meal. Maras chili pepper is well known all around the world with best aroma, full of C Vitamin and acceptable nice hotness. Maras pepper is different from far-east chillies as dried with support of Scientific Investigations and Universites in MUSAN which contains no aflatoxin and no diseases. The chile pepper (also chili or chilli; from Nahuatl chilli via Spanish chile) is the fruit of the plant Capsicum from the nightshade family (Solanaceae). ...



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Image File history File links The Flag of Turkey I have created this file by Metapost then resized and converted to PNG by GIMP, following the ratios given in Turkish law. ... shows the Location of the Province Adana Adana Province is a province located in south-eastern Turkey. ... Adiyaman (Turkish spelling: Adıyaman) is a province in south-central Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Afyon Afyonkarahisar (also called more simply Afyon) is a province in western Turkey. ... Ağrı is a border province in eastern Turkey, bordering Iran to the east, Kars to the North, Erzurum to the Northeast, Mus and Bitlis to the Southeast, Van to the south, and Igdir to the northeast. ... shows the Location of the Province Amasya Amasya is a province of Turkey, situated in the Black Sea Region to the north of the country. ... 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Map showing the location of Bingöl Province Bingöl is a province of Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Bitlis Bitlis is a province of Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Bolu Bolu is a province in north western Turkey, around the ancient city of Bolu. ... Categories: Provinces of Turkey | Turkey geography stubs ... shows the Location of the Province Bursa Bursa is a province in western Turkey, along the Sea of Marmara. ... shows the Location of the Province Canakkale Çanakkale is a province of Turkey, located in the northwestern part of the country. ... Shows the Location of the Province Çankiri Çankiri(correct spelling Çankırı) is a province of Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Çorum Corum (Turkish spelling Çorum; pronunciation: CHO-room) is a province of Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province Denizli Denizli is a province of Turkey in Western Anatolia. ... 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Mersin (also known as Icel) is a province in southwestern Turkey, along the Mediterranean coast. ... Shows the Location of the Province İstanbul Istanbul Province is a province located in north-west Turkey. ... Shows the Location of the Province Ä°zmir Izmir (Turkish spelling Ä°zmir) is a province of Turkey in the western Anatolia on the Aegean coast. ... Kars is a province of Turkey, and is located in the northeastern part of the country, next to the border with Armenia. ... Shows the Location of the Province Kastamonu Kastamonu is one of the Provinces of Turkey, in the Black Sea Region, to the north of the country. ... The Kayseri Province, in central Turkey, is an area that has been linked with mythological stories as well as important figures in Turkish history. ... shows the Location of the Province Kirklareli Kırklareli is a province of Turkey. ... 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Nevsehir (Turkish spelling: Nevşehir) is a province in central Turkey. ... Ordu is a province of Turkey, located on the Black Sea coast. ... Rize is a province of Turkey and is located along the eastern part of the Black Sea coast. ... Sakarya is a province of Turkey and is located in the Marmara region. ... Shows the Location of the Province Samsun Samsun is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast with a population of 1,209,137 (2000). ... Sinop is a province of Turkey, along the Black Sea. ... Shows the Location of the Province Sivas The province of Sivas is located at the eastern part of the Central Anatolian region of Turkey. ... Tekirdag province of in northwest Turkey includes the city of TekirdaÄŸ and its surrounding area. ... Tokat is a province in northern Turkey. ... Trabzon is a province of Turkey on the Black Sea coast. ... Shows the Location of the Province Tunceli Tunceli is a province in eastern Turkey. ... This article needs cleanup. ... 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Kahramanmaras (0 words)
It is the capital of Kahramanmaras province with 1 million inhabitants (2004 estimate).
Kahramanmaras produces 30% of Turkey's cotton yarn, 7% of its woven fabric and 14% of its knitted fabric.
All major road and rail connections for Kahramanmaras goes south, with Gaziantep 100 km southeast as the closest major city.
Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kahramanmaras (824 words)
Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, Univ. of Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam, Kahramanmaras, 46060...
Kahramanmaras is some 593 kilometers (368 miles) away from the capital, Ankara.
Kahramanmaras is 375 miles southeast of the capital, Ankara.
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