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KUTAYA KUTAIAH

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 955 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KUTAYA KUTAIAH, Or KIUTAHIA, the chief town of a sanjak in the vilayet of Brusa (Khudavendikiar), Asia Minor, is situated on the Pursaksu, an affluent of the Sakaria (anc. Sangarius). The town lies at an important point of the great road across Asia Minor from Constantinople to Aleppo, and is connected by a branch line with the main line from Eski-shehr to Afium Kara-Hissar, of the Anatolian railway. It has a busy trade; pop. estimated at 22,000. Kutaiah has been identified with the ancient Cotiaeum. See V. Cuinet, Turquie d'Asie, vol. iv. (Paris, 1894).
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