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century life

Eskişehir). In its heyday, Roman Ankara was a large market and trading center but it also functioned as a major administrative capital, where a high official ruled from the city's Praetorium, a large administrative palace or office. During the 3rd century, life in Ancyra, as in other Anatolian towns, seems to have become somewhat militarized in response to the invasions and instability of the town. In this period, like other cities of central Anatolia, Christianity Early Christian martyrs

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rock friezes and Hittite burial grounds * Commons:Ankara Wikipedia:Ankara Dmoz:Regional Middle East Turkey Provinces Ankara

influential role

in the Las Colinas section of Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Ambassador Davutoğlu was one of the leading actors on behalf of the Turkish government during the shuttle diplomacy for the settlement of 2008 Israel–Gaza conflict. Davutoğlu was appointed as the Foreign Minister of Turkey on 1 May 2009. He has since called for Turkey to become more than just a regional power within Europe and the Middle East and desires Ankara to have a far more influential role in world

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Divi Augusti '', a text recounting the deeds of the first Roman emperor Augustus, the most intact copy of which is preserved on the walls of this temple. History thumb Chief Rabbi Makhlouf Eldaoudi (Image:Makhlouf Eldaoudi.jpg), Hakham Bashi of Acre (Acre, Israel), Haifa, Safed and Tiberias (1889–1909). The institution of the ''Hakham Bashi'' was established by the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) Sultan Mehmet II, as part of the Millet (Ottoman Empire

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center Ankamall. Stay safe Ankara is probably one of the safest big cities you will ever visit. Most people, including single female travellers, would very rarely encounter problems walking along the streets alone at night. Street crime is extremely rare, even late at night. However, '''"little crime" does not mean "no crime"''', and common sense should still be applied as anywhere in the world. Petty crime such as pickpocketing can occur, however, especially

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' sexuality (three of which are gay), and the acting prowess of the nonprofessional actors. Cagdas Bozkurt won an acting prize at the Ankara film festival, while the movie won a viewers' choice award in Istanbul. Sinanoğlu was born in 1935 in Bari, Italy, where his father (Nüzhet Haşim Sinanoğlu) served as a consul general. In 1939 - by the commencement of World War II - the family returned to Turkey. In 1953, he attended TED Yenişehir High School in Ankara; after graduating he won a scholarship to study chemistry in the US (USA). In 1956, he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in chemical engineering with the highest rank. In eight months, he graduated from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in 1957 with the highest degree. In two years, he finished his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. - 1. 8 April 1992 Ankara, Turkey Commons:Ankara Wikipedia:Ankara Dmoz:Regional Middle East Turkey Provinces Ankara

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. That was his first meeting with the art of light and images. In 1977, he started his medical education in Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University and became a qualified specialist of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation in 1991. Mustafa Altioklar began his film career by shooting short films in 1989. After shooting five short films one after another in three years and winning many awards consecutively, he began shooting his feature films. By winning the award of "The Best New Coming Director" with his first feature film, Balcony, at Ankara Film Festival in 1992, Altioklar drew the attention of Turkish film industry to his work. With his second feature film, Istanbul Under My Wings (1995), he also brought an unexpected vivacity to the Turkish Cinema whose film production had decreased dramatically and whose number of viewers had neared to nothing during the past 20 years. After this contribution, which is now called the rebirth of Turkish Cinema's reconciliation with its audience; Altioklar carried on his road and proved the permanence of his success by shooting Kolera Street (1997). Altioklar's usage of locations as actors in his films has become a characteristic of his work. This trade mark became especially distinctive in his fourth feature The Elevator (1999), and his fifth, The Bathroom (2005). While his direction of an ensemble cast and parallel fiction was recognized as astonishing in He is in the Army now (2002), his last film Shattered Soul (2005) has taken its well-earned place in Turkish Cinema History as being the first psychological thriller ever, and was awarded with a "Bronze Gryphone" at 2006 in International St. Petersburg Film Festival. Altioklar has written all the scripts of his short and feature films. Nigeria has an embassy in Ankara. Turkey has an embassy in Abuja. Turkish embassy in Abuja Both countries are full members of the D–8 (Developing 8 Countries). * Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with Nigeria After the international recognition of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) headquartered in Ankara, by means of the Treaty of Lausanne signed on 24 July 1923, the GNAT proclaimed on 29 October 1923 the establishment of the Republic of Turkey as the new Turkish State that succeeded and formally ended the defunct Ottoman Empire, in line with the treaty. The Sultanate was abolished (Abolishment of the Ottoman Sultanate) on 1 November 1922. Mehmed VI, the last Ottoman Sultan, departed from Istanbul on 17 November 1922, which does not mean that the Ottoman Empire ended completely and stopped all its functions. Commons:Ankara Wikipedia:Ankara Dmoz:Regional Middle East Turkey Provinces Ankara

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in the Tyrol (Tyrol (state)) state of Austria. He attended the Vienna University of Technology and earned a doctorate in architecture in 1919. After submitting a prize-winning design, he became the Head of the Architecture Department of Austria's Academy of Fine Arts in 1924. In 1926 he oversaw the remodelling of the Festival Theatre in Salzburg, then spent several years erecting government buildings in Ankara, Turkey. - style "background-color:#DDDDDD" Turkey

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year. In 2010, there were 102 million airline passengers in Turkey. The number of airline passengers is expected to reach 120 million in 2011. http: The rail network was 10,991 km in 2008,(22nd in the World (List of countries by rail transport network size)) including 2,133 km of electrified track. The Turkish State Railways started building High-speed rail

network was 10,991 km in 2008,(22nd in the World (List of countries by rail transport network size)) including 2,133 km of electrified track. The Turkish State Railways started building high-speed rail (High-speed rail in Turkey) lines in 2003. The first line, which has a length of 533 km from Istanbul (Turkey's largest metropolis) via Eskişehir to Ankara (the capital) is under construction and will reduce

connection between Europe and Anatolia.Second high-speed rail line, which has length of 212 km between Ankara and Konya become operational in 2011. http: home detail ?id 6 The rail network was 10,991 km in 2008,(22nd in the World (List of countries by rail transport network size)) including 2,133 km of electrified track. The Turkish State Railways started building

centuries historic

price content There are Turkish carpets from 15th and 16th centuries, historic candle holders and Korans, old watches, woodworks from 13th century, traditional tiles, and many other ethnographic objects. Archaeological remains *


'''Ankara''' ( and in 2012 had a population of 4,338,620, with its metropolitan municipality having 4,965,542. – Turkey 2011 Türkiye İstatistik Kurumu (TÜİK) – Büyükşehir belediyeleri ve bağlı belediyelerin nüfusları – 2011 Ankara, Turkey: Latitude, Longitude and Altitude

It is the center of the Turkish Government (Politics of Turkey), and an important commercial and industrial city. Located in Central Anatolia, Ankara is an important crossroads of trade, strategically located at the center of Turkey's highway and railway networks, and serves as the marketing center for the surrounding agricultural area. The city is traditionally famed for its long-haired Angora goat and its prized wool (mohair), a unique breed of cat (Angora cat (Turkish Angora)), Angora rabbits and their prized Angora wool, pears, honey, and the region's muscat (muscat (grape and wine)) grapes.

The historical center of Ankara is situated upon a rocky hill, which rises

Ankara is a very old city with various Hittite (Hittites), Phrygian, Hellenistic (Hellenistic civilization), Roman (Roman Empire), Byzantine (Byzantine Empire), and Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) archaeological sites. The hill which overlooks the city is crowned by the ruins of the old castle, which adds to the picturesqueness of the view, but only a few historic structures surrounding the old citadel have survived to the present day. There are, however, many well-preserved remains of Ottoman (Ottoman architecture) and Roman architecture, the most remarkable being the Temple of Augustus and Rome (20 BC) which is also known as the ''Monumentum Ancyranum''.

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