Ankara Elmadag District Guide

Ankara City Guide

Elmadağ is located on east part of Ankara with almost half thousand population. The district is adjacent to Kalecik, Akyurt, Mamak, Altındağ and Bala districts of the city. Elmadağ district takes its name from the Elmadağ mountain in the region. There are places to visit and have a good time in Elmadağ district like Elmadağ Ski Center. The district is a very old residential area. The history of the district goes back to the Phrygians. Hand-woven carpets, rugs, saddlebags and bags are the cultural symbols of Elmadağ district. You should also taste the tandoori bread that has been produced in the district for centuries. On the other hand, industrial activities have developed in the district. Especially, defense industry companies such as Roketsan and Barutsan are within the boundaries of Elmadağ district.

Check out the most comprehensive Elmadağ district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Elmadağ” or “How to get to Elmadağ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




70.85 / km2

0,46 %

569 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Elmadağ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Elmadağ, there is a state hospital with 75-bed capacity.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Elmadağ or real estate for rent in Elmadağ, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Ankara, Elmadağ district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 11.60% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 135 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Ankara province Elmadağ district as of the end of August 2020 were  İsmetpaşa, Tatlıca, Kemalpaşa, Hasanoğlan Bahçelievler, Gümüşpala, respectively.

Accommodation in Elmadağ is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. You can find affordable hotels that are suitable for every kind of budget in the borders of district.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Elmadağ” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Elmadağ” questions in this guide. You can find winter sports facility and natural beauties in the district. Before anything else, Elmadağ district stands out with its ski center. Elmadağ Ski Center attracts great attention by local and foreign tourists. Elmadağ Ski Center has tracks with easy and medium difficulty levels. This ski resort has a restaurant, hotel, ski houses and cafeteria. Another important place to visit in the district is Hasanoğlan Town with its natural beauties. Hasandede Tomb and Hasandede Spring, which attract great attention by the local people, are located in Hasanoğlan Town. Kargalı and Municipal Park are also among the places you can visit in Elmadağ district.

Elmadağ has only bus transportation alternatives. You can use EGO buses or ÖHO buses to visit different districts of the city. You can also use minibuses for inner transportation in the district. Elmadağ is 60 kilometers away from Ankara Esenboğa International Airport.

Check out the Ankara metro and tramway map below :

Ankara Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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