Sites & cities that bear the name of Konya


Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Tarḫuntašša?, Ikkuwaniya, Ἰκόνιον, Ikónion, Kónio(n), Iconium, Claudioconium, Colonia Aelia Hadriana, قونیه‎, quniya, Konia, Koniah

Description : Konya (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈkon.ja]) is a major city in south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau and is the seventh-most-populous city in Turkey with a metropolitan population of over 2.1 million. Konya is an economically and industrially developed city and the capital of Konya Province. After its conquest by Turkish tribes, Konya became the capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum (Anatolia) (1077–1308) and the Karamanids (13th century–1487).

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