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The Sea of Marmara, c.175 mi (280 km) long and 50 mi (80 km) wide, is connected on the east with the Black Sea through the Bosporus and on the west with the Aegean Sea (part of the...
Bounded by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosporus, and the Black Sea, it was settled by Thracians in the late 2nd millennium.
During a drizzle of rain, the fishmarket at kUMKAPI on the shores of the Sea of Marmara.
THE MARMARA REGION, Turkey-Adiyamanli.org (8804 words)
On a spot of land at the confluence of the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Marmara Sea, stands Topkapı Palace, a maze of buildings at the center of the Ottoman Empire between the l5th and l9th centuries.
The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Uludag (Mt. Olympos of Mysia, 2,443 meters).
Marmara Island, formerly known as Prokonessos, rose to prominence in the Roman period and retained its importance in the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, because of its marble quarries, which supplied the luxurious stone for the extravagant imperial building programs.
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