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  1. Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of Turkey, Angoranoun

    the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats


  1. Ankaranoun

    The capital city of Turkey. Population (2000) = 2,890,025.


  1. Ankaranoun

    The capital of Turkey.

    Etymology: From Ancyra (capital of ancient Galatia), from Ἄγκυρα, from ἄγκυρα.


  1. Ankara

    Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. The city has a mean elevation of 938 metres. Centrally located in Anatolia, Ankara is an important commercial and industrial city. It is the center of the Turkish Government, and houses all foreign embassies. It is an important crossroads of trade, strategically located at the centre of Turkey's highway and railway networks, and serves as the marketing centre for the surrounding agricultural area. The city was famous for its long-haired Angora goat and its prized wool, a unique breed of cat, Angora rabbits and their prized wool, pears, honey, and the region's muscat grapes. The historical center of Ankara is situated upon a rocky hill, which rises 150 m above the plain on the left bank of the Ankara Çayı, a tributary of the Sakarya river. The city is located at 39°52'30" North, 32°52' East, about 450 km to the southeast of Istanbul, the country's largest city. Although situated in one of the driest places of Turkey and surrounded mostly by steppe vegetation except for the forested areas on the southern periphery, Ankara can be considered a green city in terms of green areas per inhabitant, which is 72 m² per head.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ankara in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ankara in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Sinan Ulgen:

    In Iraq, Ankara and Washington’s viewpoints are very much closely aligned. The problem remains Syria, where strategically they want the same thing – a new order without Assad – but technically, divergences remain.

  2. Aaron Stein:

    This may only buy 180 more days to reach a deal on Patriot, while S-400 is deployed, and Turkey is removed from the F-35 consortium, the end result is, in a best case scenario for Turkey, a tenuous waiver from sanctions, an angry Congress, and a future without an aircraft Ankara has paid well over a billion dollars to procure.

  3. Iraqi Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim:

    We are solving it between Baghdad and Ankara bilaterally, we have not yet escalated it to the Security Council or to the United Nations.

  4. Horst Seehofer:

    I'm not against talks with Turkey but I think it's dangerous to become so dependent on Ankara.

  5. Tayyip Erdogan:

    One of the attackers in Brussels is an individual we detained in Gaziantep in June 2015 and deported. We reported the deportation to the Belgian Embassy in Ankara on July 14, 2015, but he was later set free, belgium ignored our warning that this person is a foreign fighter.

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