Welcome to Ankara
This is the heart of the Turkish Republic, Ankara is the second largest city of Turkey after Istanbul. The city genuinely lies on the border where East meets West. This means that a traveller can sit outside a café under the shade of a tree-lined boulevard eating Meze. The combined influences of Europe and the Middle East in this city have coloured the architecture, food, wine, nightlife, fashion and arts. The two cultures have merged to produce a city with a unique identity. By dropping anchor in Ankara, as its name suggests, you are crossing the border of history.
|Population||Approx. 5 million|
|Currency||Turkish Lira, TL1 = 100 kuruş|
|Opening hours||Normal opening hours Monday-Saturday 9:30-13:00, 14:00-19:00
|Newspapers||Foreign newspapers and magazines are available. In addition, Turkish daily newspapers and Today’s Zaman are published in English.|
|Emergency numbers||112 Emergency
|Tourist information||Provincial Directorate Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı 121 Tandoğan.
Phone: +90 312 231 55 72
Fax: +90 312 231 55 72