Sites & cities that bear the name of Kotyaion


Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 330 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Kotiaeion, Kotiaion, Cotyaion, Cotyaeum, Kūtāhiya, Kūtāhiya, Quṭayya, Qūtāhiya, Qūṭāhiyah, Kütahya

Description : Kütahya (Turkish pronunciation: [cyˈtahja]) is a city in western Turkey with 237,804 inhabitants (2011 estimate), lying on the Porsuk river, at 969 metres above sea level. It is the capital of Kütahya Province, inhabited by some 564,294 people (2011 estimate). The region of Kütahya has large areas of gentle slopes with agricultural land culminating in high mountain ridges to the north and west. The city's Greek name was Kotyaion, Latinized in Roman times as Cotyaeum.

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