Eskihisar, Denizli

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Eskihisar is a village in the central (Denizli) district of Denizli Province, Turkey. The population of the village was 2,063 in the year 2000. The village is 5 kilometers from the city of Denizli.[1]

Near the village are the ruins of the ancient city of Laodicea, one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. The name eski hisar means "old fortress" in Turkish.[2]

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  1. ^ YerelNET. Eskihisar Köyü (Eskihisar Village). URL: http://www.yerelnet.org.tr/koyler/koy.php?koyid=242601 6 February 2011.
  2. ^ Türk Dil Kurumu (Turkish Language Foundation). Büyük Türkçe Sözlük (Large Turkish Dictionary). URL: http://tdkterim.gov.tr/bts/ 6 February 2011.

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