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Suggested Book: Ankara on Maps
Author: Gökçe Günel
Publication House: Koç University VEKAM
The book by Gökçe Günel features various overlooked maps and plans of Ankara found in books by foreign and local travelers and in encyclopedias, large scale maps Ankara’s various districts and villages, maps produced by the General Command of Cartography until the 2000s, as well as selections from private map collections especially that of VEKAM. This book was conceived and designed as a chronological documentary of the urban development of the capital from the Ottoman period to the Republican era and constitutes an inventory of the city for the benefit of researchers. However, there are other Ankara maps that were not featured in the book or that were not accessible.
VEKAM Ankara Maps and Plans Collection,
The collection gives opportunity to follow, administrative, political and geographical situation of Ankara and its surroundings from early times to the present day as well as capital’s planning process in Republican era through various maps.