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Ankara is really two cities, each of which seems to exist as a distinct entity with its own separate time-zone. The double identity is a result of the breakneck pace at which Ankara has developed since its declaration as the capital of the Turkish Republic in 1923. Until then Ankara (formerly known as Angora) had been a small provincial city, almost lost in the midst of the steppelands and known chiefly for its production of angora, soft goats' wool. This older city still exists in and around the citadel, which was the site of the original settlement. The other Ankara is the modern metropolis, …
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Ankara Hotel Midi

The Ankara Hotel Midi located in the Ankara district of Cankaya near the Presidential Palace and several embassies is 10 miles away from the Ankara Etimesgut Airport (ANK) and 14 miles ...

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