Çankırı Tourist Map With Attractions Visiting Places







Çankırı Tourist Map With Attractions Visiting Places



Çankırı is located in Turkey's Central Anatolia region is the center of the province of the same name. The name of Çankırı was written by some Western travelers in the form of "Çangırı" or "Çengiri". The city was founded on the site of the old Gangra city. Previously, it was attached to Paphlagonia. Then it was attached to Pontus state and then to Galatia. The ruler of Galatia, Deiotarus, made Gangra the center. The region, which joined the territory of the Roman Empire in 25 BC, was a place of exile during the Byzantine period. In some sources, the city of Germanikopolis is thought to be Gangra. In the time of the Umayyads, the Islamic armies attacked several times but could not seize this fortress.

Çankırı and its environs were seized by Danışmendoğullari after 1071 Malazgirt victory.

After the Crusader Army under the command of Raymond de Toulouse, who set out from Istanbul in 1101 to save Bohemond, the ruler of Antakya, who was captured by the Seljuks in Malatya and closed to the castle of Niksar, they could not enter the castle. Facing the Seljuk army near Amasya, the Crusader Army was defeated. In 1134, the Byzantine Emperor Ioannes Komnenos was able to seize the castle after violent battles, but after he returned, the Danishmendians reclaimed the city. Later, the Seljuks became the rulers of the region. During the reign of Murad I, Çankırı and its environs joined the Ottoman territories. Although Timur gave Çankırı to its former owners in 1402, Mehmet I took it back in 1439.

Çankırı, which was the center of a Livan province in Anatolia during the Ottoman period, was the center of a province under Kastamonu province before the proclamation of the Republic. During the War of Independence, Çankırı played an important role in the transportation of materials and people from Istanbul to Ankara via İnebolu. It became a provincial center during the Republican period.

At the end of the 19th century, the population is estimated to be about 16 thousand, the Republic of Turkey in the first year were found to fall below 10 thousand. (8,847 in 1927). However, the population, which could exceed 10 thousand again in 1940 (10,235), exceeded 25 thousand in 1970 (26,124). In 1990 it reached 45,496.

The word K Kengiri inde (Çankırı) was replaced by a proposal submitted to the Turkish Grand National Assembly on 11/4/1341 (1925 Gregorian) under the leadership of A.Talat ONAY, Deputy of Çankırı.

The city of Çankırı, the center of the province, was established at the junction of Acıçay and Tatlıçay, the branches of Kızılırmak. 700–800 m from the sea surface. In height. Çankırı used to be a fortress city. The city then leaned back to the castle and spread southwards. Today, it has been scattered on both sides of Tatlıçay. The neighborhoods at the foot of the castle form the core of the city. These neighborhoods have narrow streets. The new sections of the city have a more modern look.


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