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 2.205.609 according to TUIK’s 2018 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 2018
Ahırlı 5.084
Akören 5.879
Akşehir 93.233
Altınekin 14.548
Beyşehir 73.768
Bozkır 26.287
Cihanbeyli 10.071
Çeltik 52.525
Çumra 66.794
Derbent 4.455
Derebucak 6.473
Doğanhisar 16.029
Emirgazi 8.949
Ereğli 145.389
Güneysınır 9.458
Hadim 11.970
Halkapınar 4.354
Hüyük 16.073
Ilgın 54.622
Kadınhanı 33.036
Karapınar 49.766
Karatay 323.659
Kulu 50.667
Meram 342.315
Sarayönü 26.875
Selçuklu 648.850
Seydişehir 64.687
Taşkent 7.635
Tuzlukçu 7.280
Yalıhüyük 1.785
Yunak 23.093
Total 2.205.609