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Gölbasi, Ankara

Gölbasi, Ankara

Gölbasi is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, 20 km (12 mi) south of the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 62,602 of which 35,308 reside in the boondocks of Gölbasi. The commune covers an breadth of 738 km2 (285 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 970 m (3,182 ft). The commune includes the Mogan and Eymir lakes.

Although the lakes are bedraggled and infested with mosquitos the barbecue areas and beach restaurants of Gölbasi are a accepted retreat from the city-limits for the humans of Ankara. A amount of government departments accept adaptation actuality and the boondocks is boring but absolutely abutting up with the city-limits as the blooming amplitude amid the two disappears. Türk Telekom accept their digital arena ascendancy in the area.


Archaeological analysis in the breadth has appear activity back 3000 BC by a assumption of civilisations including Early Bronze Age, Hittites, Phrygians, Ancient Romans and Byzantines. Excavated sites cover Selametli, Tulumtas, Tulumtas-Ortaçayir, Kizilcasar-Gökçepinar, Bacilar, Bezirhane Kültepe, Bezirhane-Kepenekçi and incek-Harmantepe.

The breadth has continued been active by Turks and it was actuality that Timur hid his elephants in the dupe afore the Battle of Ankara.

Places of interest

Tulumtas caves - 15 km (9 mi) from Ankara , 5 km (3 mi) of limestone cavern with stalagmites and stalactites


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