Urban center of Akyurt
Location of Akyurt, Ankara within Turkey.
|• Governor||Ahmet Avşar|
|• Mayor||Gültekin Ayantaş (AKP)|
|• District||212.16 km2 (81.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||960 m (3,150 ft)|
|• District density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Akyurt, formerly Ravlı, is a district of Ankara Province of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 26,006 of which 25,353 live in the urban center of Akyurt. The district covers an area of 212 km2 (82 sq mi) km², and the average elevation is 960 m (3,150 ft).
Akyurt is an industrial area about 30 km from the city centre, near Ankara Esenboğa International Airport, on the road from Ankara to Çankırı. Factories in the district include Mikes, and a plant of the electronics company Aselsan. There are over 18,000 residents, including many recent migrants from Çankırı, Çorum and Kastamonu, but the daytime working population of Akyurt is over 40,000.
There are 26 neighborhoods in Altındağ.
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