Amazing Ankara




by Nicholas Danforth
published on 28 January 2014



Amazing Ankara: Full map here courtesy of Kerim Bayer

Ankara was once described to me as the Washington to Istanbul's New York, except if Washington was in Iowa and Iowa was in the middle of the desert. As someone who likes living in Washington this seems harsh, but then again the Potomac is really better than a salt lake. Anyways, among other things that are cool about this map is the striking visual contrast between the new part of Ankara, centered around the parliament building, and the old part centered around the castle.



Comments

Unknown said…
Do you know what year this map is from? And which volume of the İnönü Ansiklopedisi?
No sorry I don't. Mid 1940s maybe??

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