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facts in brief

Part of Choiseul-Gouffier map, 1782
Part of Choiseul-Gouffier map, 1782

Facts in brief:

Located on Gökova Körfezi, opposite the Greek island of Kos; site of ancient city famed for the tomb of King Mausolus (351 BC), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world; modern town was developed by the Crusading Order of Hospitallers in 15th cen.

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