Definition of Ankara in English:

Ankara

proper noun

  • The capital of Turkey since 1923; population 3,763,600 (est. 2007). Prominent in Roman times as Ancyra, it later declined in importance until chosen by Kemal Atatürk in 1923 as his seat of government.

    Former name (until 1930) Angora

Pronunciation

Ankara

/ˈaŋkərə/