Golbasi 19 km (11 mile) far to Ankara. Ankara Gölbaşı District Gölbaşı is a town and district of the Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey.  According to a 2010 census, the population of the district is 95,109; 93,852 of which live in the town of Golbasi. The district covers an area of 738 km2 (285 sq mile), and the average elevation is 970 m (3,182 ft). The district includes the Mogan and Eymir lakes.Although the lakes are polluted and infested with mosquitoes, the picnic areas and lakeside restaurants of Golbasi serve as a popular retreat from the city for the people of Ankara. A number of government departments have accommodations here, and the town is slowly but surely joining up with the city as the green space between the two disappears.

Archaeological research in the area has revealed occupation since 3000 BC by a succession of civilisations including Early Bronze Age, Hittites, Phrygians, Romans and Byzantines. Excavated sites include Selametli, Tuluntas, Tuluntas-Ortacayir, Kizilcasar-Gokcepinar,Karagedik, Bacilar, Bezirhane Kultepe, Bezirhane-Kepenekci and Incek-Harmantepe.

The area has long been occupied by Turks and it was here that Timur hide his elephants in the woods before the Battle of Ankara.

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