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12-Star City Ahmetbey Municipality

Dating back to the historical Thracians, Ahmetbey is one of the important settlement centers of the Marmara Region. There are tumulue and monumental tombs as an evedance of the existence of Thracian clan in B.C.700. The town was an grandee farm belonging to the bishopric

12-Star City Edremit Municipality

The municipality of Edremit, in Turkey, is located on the marvellous Aegean Coast. With its 34 kms of coastline covered with beaches and crystalline waters overlooking the stunning Gulf of Edremit, this precious center is included in the metropolitan city district of Balikesir.

12-Star City Şişli Municipality

Şişli’s district is one of the 39 municipalities of İstanbul with a population of about 316 000 inhabitant. Demographic structure of Şişli is multi-cultural and includes people from different socio-cultural, religious and economic backgrounds. Municipality established

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Rize Municipality

DESCRIPTION OF RIZE CITY Historical Development There have been various views suggested as to the name of RIZE province. The Greek word Rhisos ,meaning ‘’ rice’’ was used as RIZA in Romaic meaning , ‘’mountain slopes ‘’. In Ottoman Turkish