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BILEJIK (Byzantine Belocome)

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 931 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BILEJIK (Byzantine Belocome), chief town of the Ertoghrul sanjak of the Brusa vilayet in Asia Minor, altitude 1900 ft., situated on a hill al m. from its station on the Ismid-Angora railway. Pop. 10,500 (Moslems, 7200; Christians, 3300). It is an important centre of the silk industry, and has several silk-spinning factories.
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