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CHORLU

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 270 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHORLU, TcxoRLAU or SCHORLAU, a town of European Turkey, in the vilayet of Adrianople; on the left bank of the Chorlu, a small left-hand tributary of the Ergene, 20 M. N.E. of Rodosto. Pop. (1905) about 22,000, of whom one-half are Greeks, one-third Turks, and the remainder Armenians and Jews. Chorlu has a station on the Constantinople-Adrianople branch of the Oriental railways. It manufactures woollen cloth (shayak) and native carpets, and exports cereals, oil-cloth, carpets, cattle, poultry, fresh meat, game, fruits, wine, alcohol, hides and bones.
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