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STANIMAKA

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 775 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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STANIMAKA, a town of Bulgaria in Eastern RumeIia; on the Derin Dere, an affluent of the Maritza, 12 M. S.S.E. of Philippopolis. Pop. (1906), 14,120. It is an important seat of the wine trade and also possesses a distillery. Sericulture is carried on under British auspices. To the south of the town are the ruins of the medieval citadel. Under its Greek name Stenimachos, the town is frequently mentioned in connexion with the Bulgarian wars from the 11th century onwards.
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