General Information about Konya

Konya is the largest city in Turkey in terms of its surface area and the seventh most populous one. Konya, which is composed of 31 districts, has a population of 2,130,544 according to TUIK’s 2015 data. Konya Municipality, which was established in 1830, has the status of "Metropolitan City" in accordance with the Law No. 3399 issued in 1987 and since 1989, municipal services have been carried out according to this status. By the Law No. 6360, the boundaries of the metropolitan municipality are provincial administrative boundaries.


Konya, one of the most developed cities of Turkey in terms of economy, is also important with its natural and historical richness. Çatalhöyük, one of the oldest settlements in the world, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city was the capital of the Anatolian Seljuks. A well-known Sufi, Rumi's tomb is in Konya. It is one of the most important industrial cities of Turkey.

 

Population Information

District \ Year 2017
Ahırlı 4.598
Akören 6.004
Akşehir 94.255
Altınekin 14.074
Beyşehir 72.716
Bozkır 25.983
Cihanbeyli 52.549
Çeltik 9.569
Çumra 66.019
Derbent 4.300
Derebucak 6.326
Doğanhisar 16.118
Emirgazi 8.685
Ereğli 143.625
Güneysınır 9.296
Hadim 11.873
Halkapınar 4.173
Hüyük 15.556
Ilgın 54.825
Kadınhanı 31.830
Karapınar 49.581
Karatay 315.959
Kulu 49.564
Meram 345.813
Sarayönü 26.522
Selçuklu 639.450
Seydişehir 64.894
Taşkent 6.036
Tuzlukçu 6.544
Yalıhüyük 1.533
Yunak 21.879
Total 2.180.149