Location of Mamak, Ankara within Turkey.
|• Governor||Ertuğrul Kılıç|
|• Mayor||Mesut Akgül (AKP)|
|• District||478.40 km2 (184.71 sq mi)|
|Elevation||899 m (2,949 ft)|
|• District density||1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Mamak is a metropolitan district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, part of the city of Ankara. According to 2010 census, population of Mamak is 549,585 The district covers an area of 478 km2 (185 sq mi), and the average elevation is 899 m (2,949 ft).
Public buildings include; the military prison, the subject of legend, poem and song; the military electronic surveillance centre; and Ankara's largest rubbish dump.
- Hüseyin Gazi - a hilly area, a popular spot for caving and rock-climbing
- Kübra Öztürk (born 1991), Woman Grandmaster of chess
- Mustafa Yılmaz (born 1992), Grandmaster of chess
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