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İskenderun (Turkey)

LC control no.n 85137291
Geographic headingİskenderun (Turkey)
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Geographic subdivision usageTurkey--İskenderun
Variant(s)İskenderun, Turkey
Alexandrette (Turkey)
Iskandarūnah (Turkey)
Alexandretta (Turkey)
Alexandretta (Syria)
Found inUnited States. Army Map Service. Turkey city plans 1:10,000. İskenderun, 1959.
LC data base, 2-6-87 (İskenderun, Turkey)
BGN gaz., Turkey, 1984 (İskenderun, ppl, 36°35ʹN, 36°10ʹE)
Du Véou, P. Le désastre d'Alexandrette, 1938: p. 10, etc. (city in French Syria ceded to Turkey)
GDEL (Iskenderun, with ref. from Alexandrette)
Qaḍīyat a-Iskandarūnah, 1992.
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Browser, Oct. 27, 2000: (Ref. for Alexandretta under Iskenderun: Turkey's main port on the Mediterranean Sea; developed as an outlet for overland trade from Iran, India & E Asia; became part of Ottoman Empire in 1515; under Province of Hatay Ili which was under French control after defeat of Ottomans in WW I; returned to Turkey by referendum & agreement with France in 1939)
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