Ankara is 's capital, and its second city in size after . Literally and figuratively, it is at the heart of Turkey and of , the surrounding region.
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Notable Places in the Area

is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a museum dedicated to fine arts and sculpture in Ankara, Turkey. Photo: Husshho, CC BY 3.0.

The is dedicated to the cultures of Turkic civilizations. Photo: Elelicht, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a fortification from the late antique / early medieval era in Ankara, Turkey. is situated 2½ km north of Ankara. Photo: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district of , . It is home to many government buildings, including the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, as well as nearly all foreign embassies to Turkey. Photo: Nedim Ardoğa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a metropolitan district of in the Central Anatolia region of , part of the city of Ankara. is situated 5 km east of Ankara. Photo: cenk .alper, CC BY 3.0.


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