About Ankara

The capital city, lies in the center of Anatolia, strategically located at the center of Turkey’s highway and railway networks. Center of Turkish Government and houses all foreign embassies. Ankara is a well-planned city, with wide boulevards and plenty of parks, restaurants, cultural activities and museums. Important cultural, trading and arts centre of Turkey. The city has much to offer in the way of concerts, operas, theatrical performances and lectures, as well as events organized by foreign missions.

 

 

 

 

Population: Over 5 million

 

Traffic Code: 06

 

Area Telephone Code: 312

 

Climate: Continental climate with cold, snowy winters and hotdry summers with cool nights. There is a little rainfall or humidity. Rainfall occurs mostly during the spring and autumn.

 

Seasonal Average Temperatures:

 

January  0 0C ( 32 0F )

April   17 0C ( 63 0F )

July 25 0C ( 77 0F )

October  20 0C ( 68 0F)

 

 

Travel: Reaching Ankara is not difficult. Most countries have flights to the city’s Esenboga International Airport, and from this airport there are regular flights to the major cities of Turkey. Ankara is the center of Turkey’s excellent and very extensive coach network; and it is possible to travel to and from the city to most Turkish towns and cities, and many major European cities. Turkish railways offer a more leisurely mode of travel to a number of places.