Ankara

Ankara

Ankara (English /ˈæŋkərə/;[2]Turkish [ˈɑŋkɑɾɑ] ( listen)), formerly known as Ancyra (Greek: Ἄγκυρα) and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center (2014) and 5,150,072 in its province (2015),[3] it is Turkey's second largest city after former imperial capital Istanbul, having overtaken İzmir.

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