Ankara was Atatürk's headquarters from 1920 and has been the capital of the Republic of Turkey since its founding in 1923, replacing Istanbul following the fall of the Ottoman Empire. The government is a prominent employer but Ankara is also an important commercial and industrial city, located at the center of Turkey's road and railway networks. The city gave its name to the Angora wool shorn from Angora rabbits, the long-haired Angora goat (the source of mohair), and the Angora cat. The area is also known for its pears, honey, and muscat grapes. Although situated in one of the driest places of Turkey and surrounded mostly by steppe vegetation except for the forested areas on the southern periphery, Ankara can be considered a green city in terms of green areas per inhabitant, at 72m2 per head.
Population reviews of each electoral district are conducted before each general election, which can lead to certain districts being granted a smaller or greater number of parliamentary seats. Ankara's first district elected 15 MPs in 2002 and 2007. In 2011, this number increased to 16.
Population reviews of each electoral district are conducted before each general election, which can lead to certain districts being granted a smaller or greater number of parliamentary seats. Ankara is the second largest province in Turkey and saw an increase in its seat allocation ahead of the 2011 election to 31 members, with the first district electing 16 MPs while the second district electing 15 MPs per district.
The province's administrative districts (ilçe) are divided among two electoral districts as follows:
The US Senators want Turkey to “take steps to significantly improve the dire climate for journalists and those supporting the journalism profession.” They also want Ankara to “halt its indiscriminate detention and prosecution of lawyers, judges, and prosecutors, ...
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My dad answered a phone call warning him that all our family must evacuate our home. It was about to be bombed. The call was from someone working with the International Committee of the Red Cross... I don’t remember the exact date when we got the call ... Panic ... I was barefoot ... I went to Turkey, where I studied journalism at the University of Ankara ... .
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Newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche reported days ago that French security services alerted the Elysee last October about Turkey’s interference in the country’s Muslim community... The report emerged at a precise moment ... According to Le Journal du Dimanche, several local elected officials are subservient to Ankara ... Note to readers ... etc ... .
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The first high-level talks aimed at reducing tensions between Turkey and Greece in five years took place behind closed doors on Monday ... has been eroded in recent years by issues including refugees, Ankara’s foreign policy, the purchase of Russian air defense missiles and human rights.