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Full nameTekirdağ
Official nameTekirdağ
ProvinceTekirdağ Province
MayorAdem Dalgıç
GovernorZübeyir Kemelek
Elevation32.8 ft (10 m)
Total Population140535 (2009)
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Area code282
Licence plate59

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Tekirdağ (-trtekiɾdaʝpron; see also its other names), the ancient Bisanthi ( ), is a city in Eastern Thrace, in the European part of Turkey. Tekirdağ is the capital of Tekirdağ Province, felt by the local people to be a quieter and more pleasant town than the industrial centre of Çorlu, which it administers. The city population as of 2009 was 140,535. There are honorary consulates of Hungary and Bulgaria in Tekirdağ.

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