Konya Province

Summary

Konya Province

Konya ili
Location of Konya Province in Turkey
Location of Konya Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Anatolia
SubregionKonya
Government
 • Electoral districtKonya
 • 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 registration42

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.

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])

Language 1927 1935 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965
Turkish 94.8% 95.3% 96.1% 95.7% 96.6% 98.7% 97.3%
Kurdish 4.2% 4% 3.8% 2.6% 2.9% 1.1% 2.5%
Circassian 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
Tatar 0.2% 0.3% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Albanian 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0% 1.5% 0.3% 0% 0.1%

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).

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

Gallery

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.

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Coordinates: 38°00′48″N 32°41′56″E / 38.01333°N 32.69889°E / 38.01333; 32.69889