Turkey

Ankara

Turkey's capital and most modern city

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Ankara
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Ankara

Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the second largest city after Istanbul. The city is an important commercial and industrial centre. Ankara is the centre of Turkish goverment and all foreign embassies are housed in the city. Ankara is a modern city but retains many of its historic Roman and Byzantine sites. The city is noted in Turkey for its multitude of universities and annual music and film festivals. Ankara is a world leader in the production of mohair and the surrounding countryside is famous for its Angora goats from which mohair wool is won. The city has many outstanding museums and interesting sites. 


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