It is principally a residential city and government seat, but a number of small industries produce carpets, leather goods, wine, farm implements, and cement.
The old quarter, built around the ruins of an ancient citadel, has narrow, winding streets and crowded buildings.
The new city, laid out in 1928, is spacious and well-planned, with broad boulevards, libraries, museums, embassies, government buildings, and fashionable shops and hotels.
Real estate : maviemlak.com.tr - Population (1990) 2,559,471.
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Ankara is an important market and processing center for mohair and for the fine fruits and wheat grown in the surrounding region.
Municipality : ankara-bel.gov.tr
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Ankara has been a trading center since ancient times. The city lies on the main east-west rail line across the Anatolia region of Turkey, and is a major crossroads for trade.
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