KHASKOY (also Chaskoi, Haskoi, Khaskioi, Chaskow, Haskovo, and in Bulgarian Khaskovo), the capital of the department of Khaskoy in the eastern Rumelia, Bulgaria; 45 m. E.S.E. of Philippopolis. Pop. (1900), 14,928. The town has a station 7 m. N. on the Philippopolis-Adrianople section of the BelgradeConstantinople railway. Carpets and woollen goods are manufactured, and in the surrounding country tobacco and silk are produced.
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