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Location of Taşkent within Turkey.
Location of Taşkent within Turkey.
Taşkent is located in Turkey
Location of Taşkent within Turkey.
Coordinates: 36°55′N 32°29′E / 36.917°N 32.483°E / 36.917; 32.483
Country  Turkey
Province Konya
 • Mayor Ali İhsan Camgöz (SP)
 • District 595.38 km2 (229.88 sq mi)
Elevation 1,363 m (4,472 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 1,661
 • District 6,967
 • District density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 42xxx
Area code(s) 0332
Licence plate 42
Website www.taskent.gov.tr

Taşkent, formerly Pirlerkondu, is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It literally means The Stone City. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 46,396 of which 10,779 live in the town of Taşkent.[3]


  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  3. ^ Turkish Statistical Institute. "Census 2000, Key statistics for urban areas of Turkey" (in Turkish). Archived from the original (XLS) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 


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Coordinates: 36°55′24″N 32°29′20″E / 36.92333°N 32.48889°E / 36.92333; 32.48889