header banner zone

Kalecik , Ankara

Kalecik, Ankara

Kalecik is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 24,738 of which 11,965 reside in the boondocks of Kalecik. The commune covers an breadth of 1,340 km2 (517 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 725 m (2,379 ft).

Kalecik stands on a apparent with the eastern abuttals formed by the River Kizilirmak while there are mountains to the south and the west. This agronomical commune is accepted for its wine; added aloft crops cover amoroso beet and grains.

Kalecik karasi wineThe accepted grape array Kalecik Karasi grows auspiciously abreast the Kizilirmak and is acclimated top accomplish some of Turkey’s best red wine.


The breadth has a history traveling aback to the Hittites and even beforehand (4000 BC). In the Ottoman Empire aeon this was a advancing boondocks recorded by the 17th aeon traveller Evliya Çelebi as getting a tading city-limits with tanneries, coppersmiths and weavers.

Places of interest

Kalecik Castle - an Ancient Roman ruin on the bedrock aloft the town.

Ottoman architectonics including a amount of mosques and a arch over the Kizilirmak.


No tags for this post.


Get a Trackback link

No Comments Yet - You can be the first to comment!

Leave a comment

XHTML: Allowed tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>