Kars

Kars

[kahrs]
noun
a city in NE Turkey.
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city, northeastern Turkey. Kars is situated on a plateau 5,740 feet (1,750 metres) above sea level on the Kars River, a tributary of the Aras River, near the border with Armenia. The city, divided into an older upper section and a newer part to the south, stretches out on either side of the Kars River; the two sections of the city are linked by an ancient bridge built by the Seljuq Turks

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