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Gelibolu

Gelibolu

[ge-lee-baw-loo]
Gelibolu, Turkey: see Gallipoli.

Gelibolu in modern Turkish, (Καλλίπολις), is the name of a town and a district of Çanakkale Province, Turkey, located on the Gallipoli peninsula in the European part of Turkey. Gelibolu is well-known for sardine canning. Also Gelibolu is a historical place to visit. She was center of Kaptanpaşa Eyalet at first. She was a sanjak center in Edirne vilayet between 1864-1920. Bulgarian Army threatened Gelibolu during First Balkan War and advanced to Bolayır in 1912. She was occupied by Greeks between 1920-1922. She was a province center between 1922-1926 and districts of Gelibolu, Eceabat, Keşan (Enez was bounded to Keşan before 1953) and Şarköy were bounded to her. Web pages related with Gelibolu :

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