Ankara Mamak District Guide

Ankara City Guide

Mamak is one of the metropolitan districts of Ankara with more than six hundred thousand population. The district is adjacent to Altındağ, Elmadağ and Çankaya districts of the city. While Mamak was home to slums in the past, the district is on the way to become a modern and livable district of Ankara with the urban transformation projects realized today. The majority of the population coming from outside the province settles in Mamak district in general. Mamak has also many opportunities due to its proximity to Çankaya district. On the other hand, Mamak has a very old historical heritage and natural beauty. Mavi Göl is the most important promenade in the district.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




1.913 / km2

2,89 %

308 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Mamak? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Mamak, there are 2 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as dialysis centers, oral and dental health clinics in the district.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Mamak or real estate for rent in Mamak, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Ankara, Mamak district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 14.40% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 125 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Ankara province Mamak district as of the end of August 2020 were Altınevler, Diriliş, Anayurt, Araplar, Kıbrısköy, respectively.

Accommodation in Mamak 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 Mamak” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Mamak” questions in this guide. Mamak is one of the richest districts of the Ankara in terms of recreation areas and shopping malls. Mavi Göl is one of the most popular recreation areas of Mamak district and the city. There are children’s playgrounds, basketball, football, golf courses and picnic areas. Nata Vega Outlet and Anatolium AVM are among the largest shopping centers in Ankara. You can enjoy shopping in the stores of many local and foreign brands. Also, within the Nata Vega Outlet there is the largest tunnel aquarium in the country and the second largest in Europe. Aqua Vega Aquarium is one of the places to visit in Mamak district and Ankara. You can visit this magnificent aquarium, which is open to visitors every day of the week, and you can see many sea creatures.

Mamak has bus and railway 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. Mamak is 40 kilometers away from Ankara Esenboğa International Airport. On the other hand, it is possible to reach the district by Başkentray commuter rail from Sincan and Mamak stations.

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Ankara Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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