Altindag 17 km (10 mile) far to Ankara. Altındag is a metropolitan district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, part of the city of Ankara. According to the 2000 census, the population of the district is 407,101, of which 400,023 live in the urban center of Altındağ. The district covers an area of 175 km2 (68 sq mil), and the average elevation is 850 m (2,789 ft).

Altindag district an important centre during the Selcuk and Ottoman periods, the city has many important sites of interest to visitors. Among them are the Ankara Castle, the Temple of Augustus the pillar of Julian, the Roman Baths, the Republic memorial, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, the state museum of paintin and sculpture, the museum of ethnography, the War of Independence Museum and the Museum of the Republic. Also in this district are the tombs of Karacabey, Ahi Serafettin, Haci Bayram Veli Efendi, Karayagdi, Gulbaba and Izzettin Baba and the Haci Bayram, Aslanhane, ahi elvan, Alaaddin, Zincirli and Kursunlu Mosques.

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