The City That Blew Up From a Dust Bowl to Skyscraper Capital of 83 Million People

ANKARA is a rare seat of government without a seashore or major river

A general view of Ankara and its skyscrapers. Photo by Ugur Akinci

If you happen to think that “Constantinople” is still the capital of Turkey, this post is especially for you since Ankara has been the capital city of this country of 83 million since 1923. Time to update your…

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Ugur Akinci

Ugur Akinci

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