If you are looking for the best Apartments for Sale in Ankara, you have come to the right place! Ankara, historically known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey. Located in the central part of Anatolia, the city has a population of 4.5 million in its urban center and over 5.6 million in Ankara Province, making it Turkey’s second-largest city after Istanbul.
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey and the second largest city in the country after Istanbul. It is located at the heart of both Turkey and Central Anatolia. The population is around 4.5 million.
The administrative center of Turkey is based here and the city us also a huge university town. Therefore, it has a large population of government workers and university students. As the national capital, Ankara is home to a large population of foreign diplomats and embassy staff. It offers goods and services that might be more difficult to find in other Turkish cities.
The name Ankara is originated from the Celtic word of Ancyra, meaning Anchor. The original reason of the use of the name anchor in an inland city is not certainly known, but there are several different myths. King Midas, whose touch has turned everything into gold in the mythology, is buried in the ancient site of Gordion, in suburban Ankara.
History of Ankara
If you travel through Ankara’s Esenboga Airport, look to the wide fields around. This is where Timur defeated Ottoman sultan Bayezid I in 1402, on the great Battle of Ankara. The district of Esenboga keeps its name since then. “Isin Boga”, who was one of Timur’s famous generals and the commander of his famous elephant fleet, set his base here.
The Ottomans captured Ankara in in 1403, and remained under Turkish control ever since.
Ankara is a sprawling, modern city which can appear as little more than a dull, concrete jungle at first glance. As a result, many tourists tend to use it merely as a transit point. To Get to places like Konya or Cappodocia through Ankara is strategic. However Ankara does have a lot to offer for those prepared to look a bit deeper.
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