Markaz (administrative division)

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Markaz (Arabic : مركز, Turkish : merkez), or the equivalent term in Persian, is a second-level administrative division found in the Middle East. Examples include:

The word markaz (Arabic : مركز), as a term, in Arabic means "center."


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