Kızılay, Ankara

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Kızılay
Neighboorhood
Country Turkey
Region West Anatolia
Subregion Ankara
Province Ankara
District Çankaya
Government
 • Headman Hamza Yılmaz
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,675

Kızılay is a neighbourhood in Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey. It is named after the Kızılay Derneği (Turkish Red Crescent) whose headquarters used to be located at the Kızılay Square, its centre.

Güvenpark in Kızılay has many trees and benches, while a metro station and a bus terminal nearby provide easy access to other parts of the city.

On March 13, 2016, Kızılay suffered a terrorist bombing which killed 37 people and injured 125. The bombing took place on Atatürk Boulevard near Güvenpark.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population[1]
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 1,125 —    
2008 1,122 −0.27%
2009 2,037 +81.55%
2010 2,196 +7.81%
2011 2,195 −0.05%
2012 1,846 −15.90%
2013 1,856 +0.54%
2014 1,723 −7.17%
2015 1,856 +7.72%
2016 1,675 −9.75%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute

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Coordinates: 39°55′N 32°51′E / 39.917°N 32.850°E / 39.917; 32.850