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Isparta

Isparta (ĭspärˈtä) [key], city (1990 pop. 111,706), capital of Isparta prov., W central Turkey. It is a manufacturing center producing cotton, carpets, and attar of roses. A picturesque city, it was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1889.

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