A natural scene from Kızılcahamam
Location of Kızılcahamam within Turkey.
|• Mayor||Muhittin Güney (AKP)|
|• District||1,760.76 km2 (679.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||975 m (3,199 ft)|
|• District density||14/km2 (36/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||0312 - 736|
Kızılcahamam is a town and district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 70 km north of the city of Ankara, near the motorway to Istanbul. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 25,203 of which 16,726 live in the town of Kızılcahamam. The district covers an area of 1,712 km², and the average elevation in district center is 975 m.
Kızılcahamam itself is a quiet market town known for its healing hot springs and mineral waters. Nearby Soğuksu National park contains a scout camp and walks, and areas for picnics in the forest. There are hotels and guest houses including spa hotels, some of them retreats for Ankara's politicians.
- Kınık (Aşağı)
- Kınık (Yukarı)
- Pazar Başören
- Yeni Dereneci
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