Bahçelievler, Ankara

For the district of Istanbul, see Bahçelievler.
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Bahçelievler is a neighborhood in Çankaya District of Ankara, Turkey. The name means 'houses with gardens' in Turkish language.

The neighborhood was known in the 1970s as a battleground for the right and left wing political factions. In particular, it is the place of the Bahçelievler Massacre of October 8, 1978, when 7 students, members of the Turkish Workers' Party were killed by neo-fascists, see "Multi-party period of the Republic of Turkey".

Places in Bahçelievler, Ankara


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