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



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.
On June 14, 2016, the inking was held in Istanbul and it signifies that Yilport Gebze Port and Solventas Terminal would be consolidated a large and advanced liquid terminal, operational in Dilovasi District in Gulf of Izmit.
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.
Enabling Turkeyt to boost its connectivity with Europe and Asia and allowing trade from the heartland of its most industrialised region, Izmit Bay, the new terminal is capable of handling up to 1.3 million containers that cover 460,000 square metres.
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.
Its location is in one of the countrys largest industrial areas, Izmit Bay, located nearly 50 kilometres south-east of Istanbul.
"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.
Contract Awarded for Kaynasli Due To Teias 5 Regional Offices, Izmit1 (Gis), Eregli1 Izmit Line Team Building Mudurnu Tm Control Building, Telecom Building External Thermal Insulation of Roof Repairs and Housing, Roof and Paint Repair.
Implementing agency : IZMIT BELEDIYESI ETE[pounds sterling]T PROJE ME[pounds sterling]DE[pounds sterling]RLE[pounds sterling]GE[pounds sterling],