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Bergama (Greek: Πέργαμος/Pergamos) is a city and its depending district in Turkey, in northwestern Anatolia, 16 miles from the Aegean Sea, about 100km north of İzmir, located on a promontory on the north side of the Bakır軋y river with a population of about 55,000. It is due east of the island of Lesbos (Midilli in Turkish). The ruins of the Acropolis and the Sanctuary of Asclepius (also known as the Asclepeion) of the ancient city of Pergamon or Pergamum lie respectively to the north and west of the modern city. Bergama's other notable structure is the Red Basilica complex (or Kızıl Avlu in Turkish), about 1 km south of Acropolis. The town also has an archaeological museum.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergama

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