Kırıkkale located in middle part of Turkey and between Ankara to Kırıkkale is 77 km. It has a rich historical background and culture as being an intersection in the area. The city has a great important potential for tourism.
There are chemical institutions and industries manufacturing in this fast growing and improving city on the way of being an industrial center of Turkey. The economy of the city is mainly based on steel manufacturing.
The are and surrendering around is the first settlement place of Turkish Islamic. Oghuz Turks one of the nomadic tribes who had immigrated from east to middle Asia during 16.Th and 17.Th centuries had settled in this area, Kirikkale.
There are plenty of interesting and popular activities and festivals in the city such as, Karakecili International Culture Festivals being held during 15.Th and 17.Th of September and Baliseyh Turkmen Festival being held on September are some of the main and popular activities of the city.
There are available racecourses and spots for nature and mountain walking in Kure Mountains, Red Rive (Kizilirmak) Valley, Pehlivanli Yesilkaya Plato, Gumuspinar, Kocu, Sarikaya, Dernek, Bedesten and Hodar Plateaus. Beside those hot spots there are also some available places for sportive fishing line in Kizilirmak / Red River Valley and Kapulukaya Dam Lake.