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SAUJBULAGH, or SUJBULAK

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 235 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SAUJBULAGH, or SUJBULAK, the principal town of the Mukri district, in the province of Azerbaijan in Persia, in a fertile valley, between 30 and 40 M. S. of Lake Urmia, at an elevation of 4270 ft. It has post and telegraph offices, and a population of about 7000, mostly Kurds of the Mukri tribe, and exports dried fruit, grain and tobacco. There are many more localities with this name (Turkish, meaning " cold stream," or " cold spring ") in Persia, the most notable, after the above-mentioned Kurdish city, being a district of the province of Teheran, with many villages. The place was temporarily occupied by Turkish troops in January 1908.
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