Mamak, Ankara

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Mamak
District
Location of Mamak, Ankara within Turkey.
Location of Mamak, Ankara within Turkey.
Mamak is located in Turkey
Mamak
Mamak
Location of Mamak, Ankara within Turkey.
Coordinates: 39°57′N 32°55′E / 39.950°N 32.917°E / 39.950; 32.917
Country  Turkey
Region Central Anatolia
Province Ankara
Government
 • Governor Ertuğrul Kılıç
 • Mayor Mesut Akgül (AKP)
Area[1]
 • District 478.40 km2 (184.71 sq mi)
Elevation 899 m (2,949 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • District 559,597
 • District density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 06xxx
Area code(s) 0312
Licence plate 06
Website www.mamak.gov.tr

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 [3][4] The district covers an area of 478 km2 (185 sq mi),[5] 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.

Prominent neighbourhoods[edit]

  • Akdere
  • Hüseyin Gazi - a hilly area, a popular spot for caving and rock-climbing
  • Saimekadın
  • Keçikıran
  • Tepecik
  • Tuzluçayır

Notable natives[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ Statistical Institute
  4. ^ GeoHive. "Statistical information on Turkey's administrative units". Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  5. ^ Statoids. "Statistical information on districts of Turkey". Retrieved 2008-05-04. 

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Coordinates: 39°56′32″N 32°55′23″E / 39.94222°N 32.92306°E / 39.94222; 32.92306