Ankara

ANKARA

  • Population: 5639076
  • Universities: 22
  • Airport: 1
  • Train Station: 1
  • Plate Code: 6

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Ankara, Turkey's capital and second most populous province. As of 2019, its population is 5,639,076 people. This population; It lives in 25 districts and 1425 neighborhoods of these districts. The population density is 215 in the city. Geographically located in the center close to Turkey and the rest except for the northern part of the Western Black Sea Region, the majority located in the Central Anatolia Region. It is the third largest city in the country as an area. It is surrounded by Bolu, Çankırı, Kırıkkale, Kırşehir, Aksaray, Konya and Eskişehir.

From the early ages, Ankara is a geography dominated by different civilizations and a city that has a permanent settlement. Archaeological finds as a result of researches in the region and surrounding area of ​​the present-day Ankara city, cultural values ​​of the collective life continuing in the region throughout the Neolithic and Copper Age starting from the Paleolithic period. They were accepted as. Therefore, the established order of the city goes back to ancient times, but despite all the archaeological findings, it is not known exactly who and when the city was founded.

It is believed that Ankara and its environs were taken over by the Hittites and that they were settled in the region. A Hittite settlement was discovered in Bitik, near the Mürted plain, and a settlement from the Hittite period was unearthed during the excavation. In addition, the Gavurkale ruins, 60 km southwest of Ankara, are the traces of the Hittite period.

HISTORY

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From the early ages, Ankara is a geography dominated by different civilizations and a city that has a permanent settlement. Archaeological finds as a result of researches in the region and surrounding area of ​​the present-day Ankara city, cultural values ​​of the collective life continuing in the region throughout the Neolithic and Copper Age starting from the Paleolithic period. They were accepted as. Therefore, the established order of the city goes back to ancient times, but despite all the archaeological findings, it is not known exactly who and when the city was founded.

It is believed that Ankara and its environs were taken over by the Hittites and that they were settled in the region. A Hittite settlement was discovered in Bitik, near the Mürted plain, and a settlement from the Hittite period was unearthed during the excavation. In addition, the Gavurkale ruins, 60 km southwest of Ankara, are the traces of the Hittite period.

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PLACES

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Nation Republic Monument
It is located in Ulus square. The monument was erected to the heroes of the War of Independence in 1927 as a gift of the Turkish nation. “Armies, your first goal is the Mediterranean, forward! Dumlupınar 1922 “is written.

Security Monument
Located in Güven Park in Kızılay, the monument was built in Ankara in 1935. In the direction of the monument overlooking the Red Crescent, there were strong young male sculptures that received a stick representing trust. Under these sculptures, Atatürk's words “Turkish, Meal, Work, Trust” are written in bronze letters. In the direction of the monument facing the district of Ministries; The friends of Atatürk with whom he was together in the War of Independence and the reforms are described.

Duatepe Monument
It is the first hill taken back from the enemy in the Turkish general counterattack, which started on September 10, 1921, by Commander-in-Chief Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Duatepe in Polatlı is the starting point of an enlightened process, where the enemy is chased until it pours into the Aegean Sea. The monument was built by the State Artist sculptor Metin Yurdanur.

Victory Monument
It is a bronze statue on Atatürk Boulevard in Kızılay, made of uniforms, standing against Atatürk's sword. It was made by the Italian sculptor Pietro Cannonica in 1927.

Hittite Monument
Located in Sıhhıye Square and built in 1974, this monument is the same as the 24 cm high religious ritual object unearthed during the excavations of Alacahöyük and preserved in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

CUISINE

  • Dugun soup
  • Ankara Pan
  • Alabörtme
  • Bici
  • Carciran
  • Ogmac meal

 

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