Izmit


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Izmit

(ˈɪzmɪt)
n
(Placename) a town in NW Turkey, on the Gulf of Izmit. Pop: 306 000 (2005 est)

Iz•mit

(ɪzˈmɪt)

n.
a seaport in NW Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara. 275,800.
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On the preparations for the championship, he said the KDSC has held a 18-day training camp in Izmit city, north Turkey, recently with a view to enhancing the competitive edge of its squad during the competitions of this event.
One man told Premier Bulent Ecevit during a visit to Izmit: "They haven't even sent us a sledgehammer."
Tuesday's quake measured 7.4 on the Richter scale and centred on the north-western industrial city of Izmit, some 55 miles east of Turkey's biggest city, Istanbul.
Mr Pearce's team began work yesterday in the town of Duzce, east of Izmit, and one of the worst-hit areas.
A British engineer, Mike Price, was working in the worst-hit city of Izmit with a 12-strong team from Thames Water.
"We are receiving reports all the time of the kind of damage caused but we are aware of damage to an oil refinery on the outskirts of Izmit and the collapse of the main road between the city and the capital, Ankara.
British engineer Mike Price was working in the worst-hit city of Izmit with a 12-strong team from Thames Water.