SEA TRADE IN KAVALA HARBOUR AT THE BEGINNING OF 20TH CENTURY

Kavala that was located between two big and important harbors like Istanbul and Thessaloniki was an Ottoman seaport opposite the Thassos Island in the Aegean Sea. As a result of the Industrial Revolution, the use of steamships in maritime and the Treaty of Balta Harbour, Kavala would become more important in trade. The city would start to open to international trade with the proliferation of tobacco production and continue this in the XX. Century. The city which could not get its share of the modernization of the harbors and the ease of railway access, it would be able to become popular in foreign trade with its hinterland.

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