Konya Province

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Konya Province

Konya ili
Location of Konya Province in Turkey
Location of Konya Province in Turkey
CountryTurkey
RegionWest Anatolia
SubregionKonya
Government
 • Electoral districtKonya
Area
 • Total38,257 km2 (14,771 sq mi)
Population
(2010)[1]
 • Total2,161,303
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Area code(s)0332
Vehicle registration42

Konya Province (Turkish: Konya ili) is a province of Turkey in 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 Kızören solar power plant in Konya will be able to produce 30,000 megawatts of electricity in an area of 430 square meters.[2]

Demographics[edit]

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[edit]

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%

Government[edit]

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).

Caves[edit]

Caves in Konya Province are:[4]

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute, MS Excel document – Population of province/district centers and towns/villages and population growth rate by provinces
  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.

External links[edit]

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