Konya Province

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Konya Province

Konya ili
Konya in Turkey.svg
Location of Konya Province in Turkey
Country Turkey
Region West Anatolia
Subregion Konya
Government
   Electoral district Konya
  GovernorVahdettin Özkan
Area
  Total38,257 km2 (14,771 sq mi)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total2,205,609
  Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Area code(s) 0332
Vehicle registration 42

Konya Province (Turkish : Konya ili) is a province of Turkey in southwest-central Anatolia. The provincial capital is the city of Konya. By area it is the largest province of Turkey. Its traffic code is 42.

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The Kızılören solar power plant in Konya will be able to produce 22.5 megawatts of electricity in an area of 430,000 square meters. [2]

Demographics

In 2011 the Konya Metropolitan Municipality had a population close to 1.1 million, out of the 2 million in the Konya Province (76.2% of the population in Konya Province lives in the city, while the remainder live in the villages, sub-districts and districts.) Konya Province has 31 districts, three of which are central districts: Karatay, Meram and Selçuklu.

Language census

Official first language results (1927-1965 [3] )

Language1927193519451950195519601965
Turkish
Kurdish
Circassian
Tatar N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Albanian
Other

Divisions

The Konya province is divided into thirty-one districts three of which are actually included in the municipality of Konya city (shown in boldface letters).

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Konya Province districts

The following districts are located in the Mediterranean Region: Ahırlı, Beyşehir, Bozkır, Derebucak, Hadim, Hüyük, Seydişehir, Taşkent, Yalıhüyük.

Caves

Caves in Konya Province are: [4]

See also

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Konya Vilayet

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Ahırlı District in Turkey

Ahırlı is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 14,254 of which 800 live in the town of Ahırlı.

Bozkır District in Konya, Turkey

Bozkır is a town and district of Konya Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. According to 2008 census, population of the district is 31,601 of which 7,212 live in the town of Bozkır.

Derebucak District in Turkey

Derebucak is a town and district of Konya Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 19,053 of which 5,072 live in the town of Derebucak.

Hadim District in Turkey

Hadim is a town and district of Konya Province in the Akdeniz region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 59,941 of which 16,620 live in the town of Hadim.

Ilgın District in Turkey

Ilgın is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 75,681 of which 26,698 live in the town of Hadim.

Karatay, Konya District in Turkey

Karatay is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Karatay is one of the central districts of Konya along with the districts of Meram and Selçuklu. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 214,589 of which 183,677 live in the urban center of Karatay.

Meram District in Turkey

Meram is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Meram is one of the central districts of Konya along with the districts of Karatay and Selçuklu. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 267,878 of which 231,386 live in the urban center of Meram.

Selçuklu District in Turkey

Selçuklu is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Selçuklu is one of the central districts of Konya along with the districts of Karatay and Meram. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 348,329 of which 327,627 live in the urban center of Selçuklu.

Taşkent District in Turkey

Taşkent, formerly Pirlerkondu, is a town and district of Konya Province in the Akdeniz region of Turkey. It literally means The Stone City. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 46,396 of which 10,779 live in the town of Taşkent.

Derbent, Konya District in Turkey

Derbent is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 14,372 of which 7,440 live in the town of Derbent.

Hüyük District in Turkey

Hüyük, also Höyük, is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 52,110 of which 8,472 live in the town of Hüyük.

Seydişehir District in Mediterranean, Turkey

Seydişehir is a town and district of Konya Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. According to a 2000 census, the population of the district is 85,456 of which 48,372 live in the town of Seydişehir.

Selçuk University

Selçuk University is state-owned higher educational institution, which was founded 1975 in Konya, Turkey.

Kubadabad Palace

Kubadabad Palace or Kubad Abad Palace was a complex of summer residences built for sultan Kayqubad I (1220–1237), ruler of the Sultanate of Rum. The palace is located on the southwestern shores of Lake Beyşehir in south-west Central Anatolia, Turkey, just over 100 kilometers west of the Seljuq capital at Konya.

Lake Beyşehir National Park

Lake Beyşehir National Park, established in 1993, is a national park in Konya Province, central Turkey.

Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden

Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden, opened in 2015, is a butterfly house located in Selçuklu district of Konya Province, central Turkey.

References

  1. "Population of provinces by years - 2000-2018". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. Company opens Turkey’s ‘largest solar power plant’ in Central Anatolia
  3. Türkiye Nüfus Sayimlarinda Azinliklar . Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  4. "Konya Mağaraları" (in Turkish). Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı - Yatırım ve İşletmeler Genel Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2017-01-26.

Coordinates: 38°00′48″N32°41′56″E / 38.01333°N 32.69889°E / 38.01333; 32.69889