Ankara Kalecik District Guide

Ankara City Guide

Kalecik is located on northeast region of Ankara with three thousand population. Kalecik is also one of the least populated districts of Ankara. The district is adjacent to Elmadağ and Çubuk district of the city. The district is famous for its grape. Kalecik Karası is a grape variety for red wine. It is also the geographically marked product of the district. On the other hand, Kalecik district is a very old settlement area. The district was a highly developed trade center during the Ottoman period. For this reason, there are many historical places to visit in Kalecik district. The economy of the district is generally based on agriculture. Bentonite, marble deposits and chrome ore are found within the boundaries of the district.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




10.88 / km2

-1,61 %

1.341 km2


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

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Kalecik or real estate for rent in Kalecik, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Ankara, Kalecik district, the prices of houses for sale have increased in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 130 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Ankara province Kalecik district as of the end of August 2020 were Halitcevriaslangil, Çanşa, Ahikemalşenyurt, respectively.

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

Check out the “Best places to visit in Kalecik” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Kalecik” questions in this guide. There are not many places to visit in Kalecik district. However, you can find a few historical places to see all around the district. Kalecik Castle is one of the most important castles in the history of Ankara. The walls of this castle have partially reached today. Kalecik Develioğlu Bridge is a historical building from the Seljuk period. The historical bridge is one of the historical works that should be seen with its unique architecture. Kazancıbaba TombTabakhane Mosque and Hasbey Mosque are among the other historical places to visit in Kalecik district. Wine production facilities and vineyards in Kalecik district are also visited by wine lovers.

Kalecik 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. Kalecik is 55 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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