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GUMULJINA, or GUMURDJINA

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 717 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GUMULJINA, or GUMURDJINA, a town of European Turkey, in the vilayet of Adrianople. Pop. (1905), about 8000, of whom three-fourths are Turks and the remainder Greeks, Jews or Armenians. Gumuljina is situated on the river Karaja-Su, south of the eastern extremity of the Rhodope range of mountains and 13 M. inland from the Aegean Sea. It has a station on the railway between Salonica and Dedeagatch. The district produces wheat, maize, barley and tobacco; sericulture and viticulture are both practised on a limited scale. A cattle fair is held annually on Greek Palm Sunday. Copper and antimony are found in the neighbourhood.
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