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  Current local time in Ankara - Turkey
Make a Personal World Clock and include Ankara
Show time difference between Ankara time and other time zones
UTC is Coordinated Universal Time, GMT is Greenwich Mean Time.
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  Ankara - All About Turkey
The city of Ankara lies in the center of Anatolia on the eastern edge of the great, high Anatolian Plateau, at an altitude of 850 meters.
The region's history goes back to the Bronze Age; Hatti Civilization, which was succeeded in the 2nd millennium BC by the Hittites, then the Phrygians (10th century BC); Lydians and Persians followed.
The foundations of the citadel were laid by the Galatians on a prominent lava outcrop, and completed by the Romans; the Byzantines and Seljuks made restorations and additions.
www.allaboutturkey.com /ankara.htm   (1036 words)

  
  Ankara - MSN Encarta
It is also the capital of Ankara Province, an arid steppe region at the heart of the Anatolian Plateau in west central Turkey.
Ankara is a market and processing center for mohair, a type of yarn, and for the fine fruits and wheat grown in the surrounding region.
Ankara is a major crossroads for trade and lies on the main east-west rail line across the Anatolian region in Turkey.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761556799   (524 words)

  
 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Central Anatolia/Ankara
As the capital city, Ankara can be regarded as the city of bureaucrats with the President’s residence, the parliament building, government offices and foreign embassies.
With students of Ankara University, METU, Hacettepe, Gazi, Bilkent and the Military Academies, Ankara is a planned modern city of students.
Ankara is the only large urban center in the interior of Turkey with a European appearance.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/anatolia/ana3.htm   (1422 words)

  
 Ankara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Turkey’s largest city after Istanbul, Ankara is primarily an administrative city, but it is also an important commercial, industrial, and cultural center.
Ankara declined and by the early 20th cent.
Ankara’s leading modern monument is the Atatürk mausoleum, completed in 1953.
www.bartleby.com /65/an/Ankara.html   (335 words)

  
 Ankara - Turkey's Capital City. Things to do and places to go
There are touches of the mystical east if you know where to look but the vast majority of the city is 20th century through and through.
Ankara is a huge university town and you'll find the streets of Kizilay and the bars of Sakarya thronged with students for most of the year.
Ankara is a reasonably convenient place to base yourself if you want to travel Anatolia, Cappadocia or the Black Sea coast and a growing number of tour operators and related service industries are catering to tourists.
www.hitit.co.uk /regions/Ankara/About.html   (231 words)

  
 Ankara, The Capital City
In the research made related to the history of Ankara, the remains of the Hittites and Phrygians were encountered in the surroundings of Ankara, however, no settlement place was revealed inside the city.
The Ankara Citadel, rising on top of a hill which dominates Ankara, was first constructed by the Celts in the third century B.C. The walls of the Citadel, which are composed of two sections, the inner citadel and the outer citadel, are made of Ankara stone.
Among the mosques in Ankara, the Aslanhane Mosque, constructed in the thirteenth century, is famous for its turquoise tiled mihrab (niche), the Haci Bayram Mosque, built in the fifteenth century, is decorated with Kutahya glazed tiles and the Kocatepe Mosque, which is the largest mosque in Ankara, constructed between 1967 and 1987, are worth seeing.
www.enjoyturkey.com /info/sights/ankara.htm   (697 words)

  
 Ankara, Turkey's Capital City
Before the Turkish War of Independence brought Kemal Atatürk and his generals to Ankara as a wartime command post, Ankara was a small town with a Roman citadel on a high hill and a brisk trade in Angora wool, the long, fine hair of the Angora goat.
Ankara's several interesting sights such as the citadel, Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Anitkabir (Atatürk Mausoleum) and Roman ruins, can fully occupy you for a day, but if your itinerary is rushed, spending half a day here may suffice.
Ankara has plenty of good hotels and restaurants, of course, but again, you need be concerned with only a few for a one-night visit.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /WhereToGo/CentralAnatolia/Ankara/index.html   (326 words)

  
 Ankara Hotels, Ankara Tourism, Ankara Travel, Hotels in Ankara, Ankara Vacations tour to ankara.
Ankara the capital of Turkey is located in the centre of Anatolia province.
Today, Ankara is a sprawling urban mass thoroughly organised and well — planned and much European in look than most of the cities in Turkey.
Ankara’s Esenboga Airport is well connected to other cities in Europe as well as to important destinations in other parts of the world.
www.travelershub.com /destination_guide/europe/ankara.html   (955 words)

  
 Ankara, Turkey, Pictures
Ankara, formerly Angora, city in central Turkey, capital of the country and of Ankara Province.
Ankara is an important market and processing center for mohair and for the fine fruits and wheat grown in the surrounding region.
Ankara is home to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which contains a notable collection of Hittite artifacts.
www.greatestcities.com /Middle_East/Turkey/Ankara_formerly_Angora_city_state_capital.html   (351 words)

  
 Ankara
Ankara is situated in the centre of Turkey (Anatolia), and rests at an altitude of 850 metres above sea level.
The University of Ankara was established in 1946, the Middle East Technical University in 1956, while the Hacettepe University sets its founding year as 1206.
While traffic in Ankara is often slow, there are still plenty of road and rail connections, as well as domestic and international air flights.
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 Let's Go Turkey - Travel & Real Estate Guide To Turkey - Properties in Turkey
Ankara, known until that time for its rabbits, cats and goats, became the geographic, political and administrative center of Turkey with all the government offices and foreign embassies transferred here from Istanbul.
The first buildings to alter the skyline of Ankara were the Museum of Ethnography and of Painting and Sculpture.
The most important monument of Ankara is undoubtedly the tomb of Kemal Atatürk, a magnificent classic building appropriately designed with somber lines and set on a vast esplanade.
www.letsgoturkey.com /regions/central_anatolia/ankara/index.asp   (456 words)

  
 Ankara   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ANKARA : THE CAPITAL OUT OF The city of Ankara lies in the center of Anatolia on the eastern edge of the great, high Anatolian Plateau, at an altitude of 850 meters.
In consequence of its role in the war and its strategic position, it was declared the capital of the new Turkish Republic on the 13th October,1923.
Ankara is the center of Turkey's excellent and very extensive coach network; and it is possible to travel to and from the city to most Turkish towns and cities, and many major European cities.
www.armory.com /~turkiye/turkey/icanadolu/ankara/Ankara.html   (378 words)

  
 TED Ankara Koleji Vakfı Okulları
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www.tedankara.k12.tr   (182 words)

  
 Ankara Turkey Photo Gallery by Dick Osseman at pbase.com
Ankara, like many Turkish cities, is built on a number of hills, one of them carrying a Kale or fortress.
Ik woon in Turkije ook in Ankara maar deze plekken heb ik zelf niet eens gezien heel erg bedankt..
Also ankara has many universitis, 4 of which has large campuses and naturally there are many students studying in ankara, i think that'd be also be very nice to see some pictures of them too.
www.pbase.com /dosseman/ankara_turkey   (2529 words)

  
 Ankara articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was so called from its inhabitants, the Gauls, who invaded from the west and conquered it in the 3d cent.
The Porsuk and Ankara rivers are its chief
Hittite art and architecture HITTITE ART AND ARCHITECTURE [Hittite art and architecture] works of art and structures created by the ancient Hittites Background The Hittite invaders of central Anatolia (the area that is present-day W Turkey) came from the east c.2000 BC and by 1400 BC were masters of all of Asia Minor.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/00539.html   (380 words)

  
 Hotels in Ankara, Turkey
Ankara is a political and cultural centre with its government agencies, embassies, universities and scientific research institutes.
Hotel Turist is located in the center of Ankara a short walk from Ulus Square and 25 km from the airport.
Hotel Almer is ideally situated in the center of Ankara, only a few minutes from the Ulus square.
www.bookings.net /city/tr/ankara.html?aid=305603   (226 words)

  
 Ankara University Medical Faculty
In 1945 preparations were resumed, resulting in a new School of Medicine offering medical education in Ankara.
The Faculty of Medicine joined Ankara University in 1946 like the other previously established higher education institutions.
The Faculty of Medicine with its dynamic nucleus, rapidly developed and turned into one of the best organized faculties in the country and became a leading institute both in education of medical staff and in providing efficient health services for the public.
www.medicine.ankara.edu.tr /fakulte/modules/show.php?page=history   (650 words)

  
 the Battle of Ankara
The Events which led to the Battle of Ankara between the conqueror Timur (Tamerlane) and the Ottoman Sultan Bayazed are well documented.
There is consensus among historians that Timur's forces cut the water supply to Bayazed's army and that Bayazed lost the Battle of Ankara because of the thirst of his troops.
Daytime temperatures in Ankara during the month of July reach 35 centigrade (95 degrees Fahrenheit) In summer relative humidity is very low, and this increases water loss by perspiration.
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 Ankara
Interchanging Ankara wall and floor and pairing with the tumbled marble and limestone accents creates extraordinary installations.
Ankara floor tile is appropriate for all residential and commercial wall and countertop applications, residential and light commercial floors.
Ankara wall tile is appropriate for all interior wall, countertop, and residential floors.
www.floridatile.com /ProductStuff/Ankara.htm   (291 words)

  
 List of Attorneys - Ankara, Turkey
Arikan was educated at Ankara Law School and the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, TX.
Graduate of the University of Ankara, Faculty of Law, in 1990.
Graduated from Ankara College, in 1982 and from University of Ankara, Faculty of Law, in 1986.
ankara.usembassy.gov /list_of_attorneys.html   (1275 words)

  
 Railway Technology - Ankara Metro Light Rail Development operated by EGO - Turkey
Ankara, the Turkish capital, first devised a project to build a light rail metro system in 1987, and was able to take advantage of a technical assistance package granted by the Canadian government to help its development.
They are also looking at problems caused by the controlling software, which has led to incidents of more than one passenger being allowed onto the trains using a single ticket.
However, Ankara is growing rapidly to the northwest and it is expected that the EGO, which operates bus and metro services in Ankara, will draw up ambitious plans to extend the heavy and light-metro lines, especially if current projections of almost 60,000 passengers per hour in each direction by 2015, are exceeded.
www.railway-technology.com /projects/turkey   (1137 words)

  
 Pictures of Ankara - Turkey
Out first night was in Ankara, and at the end of our vacation we stay there for almost two nights.
One of the two mosques you really should have seen when visiting Ankara, is the one next to the temple of August.
The other mosque can be seen from most parts of Ankara, with its four minarets.
www.bamjam.net /Turkey/Ankara.html   (378 words)

  
 Ankara University
Thus all, bureaucratic obstacles have been abolished, Turkish archives are now accessed freely by local and foreign researchers.
Click here to view a presentation which provides a brief history and then the current information about the university.
Ankara University Rectorate, Dogol Caddesi, 06100 Tandogan, Ankara, Turkey.
www.ankara.edu.tr /english   (95 words)

  
 Ankara Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ankara, ancient Ancyra, formerly known as Angora, is a very old city which dates back to the Stone Age.
After the war was won, Ankara was given the honour to become the capital city of the Turkish Republic (1923).
Ankara is also famous for its "Angora Cat", "Angora Rabbit", and "Angora Goat".
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100461   (306 words)

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