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Ankara has been Turkey's capital since 1923. After Atatürk had won the war he declared the republic and moved the capital to Ankara, it is centrally located and it had no associations with the Ottoman Empire.
The city is now Turkey's second largest with a population of
In the north is the old city, Ulus, and to the south is the new Ankara, Yenisehir.
The two must sees in the city are the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation and Anit Kabir (Atatürk Mausoleum).
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