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Ankara, Turkey
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    (circa 1200 BC- )
    Capital city of Turkey
    Area: 2,516 km²
    Population: 4,890,893 (2011)
    Formerly called Ankuwash, Ankyra, Ancyra, and Angora
    Originally founded by the Hittites
    Means ‘anchor’ in Greek
    It is sometimes pronounced as ‘Encarta’ without the ‘t’.
    Throughout its history, it has been under the rule of various peoples, like the Phrygians, Lydians, Persians, Greeks, Galatians, Romans, Byzantines, and Turks.
    It was one of the first cities where the Romans began persecuting Christians.
    It was a little-known town when Atatürk chose it as Turkey’s new capital city. (October 13, 1923)
    Massive population growth in the 1950s led to the construction of low-quality shacks around the city.
    Pedestrians must exercise caution when walking on the sidewalks and crossing the roads.
    It has been an urban center for a far longer time than many other major European cities, including Istanbul itself.
    It is the home of the Angora rabbit, Angora cat, and Angora goat.
    Diocletian’s campaign to persecute Christians proved unsuccessful despite many Christians getting martyred.
    It functioned as a holiday resort during the late 4th and 5th Centuries.
    With 72 m² per head, it’s considered a green city despite its arid climate.
    Many of its buildings reflect its history under various cultures.

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