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In the News (Sat 20 Jul 19)

  
  Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi tarafından Mevlâna Kültür Merkezi’nin yanına inşa edilen Konya Kültür Evi, Konya kültürünün tanıtımı i...
Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi Ulaşım Koordinasyon Müdürlüğü, Hastane Caddesi’ndeki trafiğin rahatlatılması amacıyla bölgenin tek yön...
Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi, sel taşkınlarını önlemek için şehir genelinde başlattığı dere ıslah çalışmalarını sürdürüyor.
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  Konya - All About Turkey
Konya is a city in Central Anatolia in Turkey which has protected its name for centuries.
Konya was the capital of Seljuks between 1071 and 1308.
During the occupation of Anatolia by the Allies, Konya's railway station was run by the British (January 1919).
www.allaboutturkey.com /konya.htm   (801 words)

  
 Konya
Konya also holds Christian monuments, like the old church of Amphilochius inside the city and several shrines nearby.
Konya is one of the oldest urban centres in the world, with excavated settlements dating back to the 3rd millennium BCE.
1832: The Egyptian army is defeated by the Ottoman at Konya.
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 Catalhoyuk / Konya / Mevlana
Konya is one of the oldest urban centres in the world; excavations in Alaeddin Hill in the middle of the city indicate settlement dating from at least the 3rd millennium BC.
Renamed Konya, it reached its greatest prosperity under their rule and was accounted one of the most brilliant cities of the world.
Konya is also the site of a teacher-training school; Yüksek Islam Institute, an institute of Islamic learning founded in 1962; and Selçuk University, established in 1975.
www.mondial-tour.com /catalkonyamevl.htm   (1551 words)

  
 Konya Summary
Konya is the capital of the province of Konya in south-central Turkey, the country's main agricultural region.
Konya was relatively free of the constraints posed by warfare, and under Seljuk rule the city flourished.
Konya reached its height of wealth and influence from 1205 to 1239 when the sultans controlled the interior of Anatolia, Armenia, some of the Middle East and also Crimea.
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 Konya
Konya is an important place for Christians as well because St. Paul and St. Barnabas came to the city on one of their journeys in Asia Minor around 50 AD.
The remains were discovered by British archaeologists in 1958, and research shows 13 different strata with evidence of houses that had to be entered by holes in the roof as there were no streets.
Helena, mother of Byzantine Emperor Constanine, stopped in Konya during her journey to Jerusalem for a Hajj pilgrimage in 327 AD, and after seeing the engraved temples here belonging to the first ages of Christianity, she too decided to construct a temple.
www.myturkeytours.com /konya.html   (1794 words)

  
 Konya, Turkey
Konya is Turkey's city of Whirling Dervishes, and has been for 800 years.
Konya has a sufficient number of hotels, but if you plan to visit in mid-December, when Seb-i Aruz, the annual Rumî; commemoration ceremonies, pack Konya with pilgrims, you must be sure to reserve your room well in advance; or, better yet, take a guided tour that includes Konya and Cappadocia.
In fact, Konya is an interesting place any time of year, with its historic buildings and savory slow-roasted mutton Konya kebap, though it can be difficult to get a beer or a glass of wine with dinner (strictly observant Muslims do not use alcoholic drinks at all).
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /go/CentralAnatolia/Konya   (423 words)

  
 Konya Hotels | Konya Hotels Guide | Online Konya Hotel Reservation
Rumi Hotel in Konya is a new S class hotel located in the center...
KONYA (Iconium) Konya is a city in Central Anatolia in Turkey which has protected its name for centuries.
Konya is an important place for Christians as well because St. Paul and St. Barnabas came to the city on one...
www.konyahotels.com   (334 words)

  
 T.C. Konya Valiliği
Bu menfur olayda Konya nüfusuna kayıtlı, yedi Mehmetçiğimiz şehit olmuştur.
Polisevi'nde düzenlenen yemeğe Vali Osman AYDIN, Vali Yardımcısı Abdullah ETİL, İl Emniyet Müdürü Salih TUZCU, Konya Gazeteciler Cemiyeti Başkan Vekili Kenan ARVAS ve gazeteciler katıldı.
Konya İl Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğüne TSE ISO 9001-200 Kalite Yönetimi Belgesi, Konya Lisesi konferans salonunda düzenlenen törenle verildi
www.konya.gov.tr   (183 words)

  
 Konya
Every year in December, ceremonies are held in Konya or the commemoration of Mevlana and the Whirling Dervishes.
Konya has become a place of pilgrimage for Moslems because the leader of the Mevlevis, Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi was buried there.
The entire Konya basin was a lake 18 thousand years ago.
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 Konya
The economical base of Konya is the production of carpets, leather sugar and flour as well as the trading of minerals.
Konya is fairly isolated from other large cities of Turkey.
Konya has the Selçuk University, founded in 1975.
www.angelfire.com /ab8/gwpower/Konya.htm   (422 words)

  
 KONYA Photo Gallery by Çakan Osman TANIDIK at pbase.com
In the dead center of Konya Plateau in Anatolia lies the sprawling city of Konya, or from the Antiquities Iconium.
In addition to Mawlânâ Jalâl ad-Dîn Rûmî, Konya is known for its Seljuki pass which was the center of authority in Anatolia from the twelfth to beginning of fifteenth centuries in the Common Era.
Konya is one of the very fortunate cities that have many different Architectural styles from different times.
www.pbase.com /osmantanidik/konya   (360 words)

  
 Ataman Hotel - Konya
Konya, one of Turkey's oldest continuously inhabited cities was known as Iconium in Roman times.
Akşehir, to the northwest, is known throughout Turkey as the birthplace of the 13th-century humorist Nasrettin Hoca, whose mausoleum stands in the town.
The Region of 1001 Churches, the Karaman region, 150 kilometers from Konya is a largely undiscovered, mystical land of gently rolling hills and valleys, towering mountains, with monasteries, churches and chapel complexes.
www.atamanhotel.com /konya/konyainfo.html   (948 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Konya (Turkey Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Konya lost its political importance but remained a religious center as the chief seat of the Mawlawiyya Sufi order (the dervishes), which was founded there in the 13th cent.
His tomb, several medieval mosques, and the old city walls have been preserved, and Rumi is honored in an annual festival.
The town's once-numerous Armenian population was largely deported during World War I. Konya prov., the largest in Turkey, has important mineral resources.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/K/Konya.html   (312 words)

  
 konya
The best thing was that Konya was geographically and culturally different from the rest of Turkey we experienced.
Konya was also the most conservative city that we visited in Turkey; it was quite religious and the majority of the women walking around had their heads covered.
Definitely nice having a local show us around but at the same time we didn't know his motivations: if it was a ploy to make us want to buy a carpet from him or if he was as bored as he said he was and enjoyed practicing his English and talking to travelers.
www.worldfinds.com /pathlesstraveled/konya.htm   (1029 words)

  
 Konya, Turkey  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Konya is known for its handwoven carpets and other manufactures, including sugar, flour, textiles, leather goods, and aluminum.
Konya has a growing tourist trade, due largely to its numerous attractions, such as orchards, irrigated gardens, several mosques, and the monastery of the mystical sect known as the Mawlawiyah (in Arabic) or Mevlevi (in Turkish), or whirling dervishes.
Konya is one of the world's oldest cities, with excavations revealing settlement from as early as the 3rd millennium BC.
www.galenfrysinger.com /konya_turkey.htm   (369 words)

  
 EricLe_Rouge Konya Travel Page - VirtualTourist.com
Konya was the capital of the Seljuk Turkish Sultanate of Rum ("room," ie, Rome) which flourished in Anatolia from 1071 to 1275.
During Seljuk times, Konya was the home of Jelaleddin Rumi (1207-1273), known to his followers as Mevlana (or Rumi), a Muslim poet and mystic and one of the great spiritual thinkers and teachers of all time.
Otherwise, Konya is an interesting place any time of year, with its historic buildings and savory baked mutton Konya kebap, though it can be difficult to get a beer or a glass of wine with dinner (strictly observant Muslims do not use alcoholic drinks at all).
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 Konya Hakkında
Konya is one of the first centers of population in the history of humankind.
Konya is also famous for the Islamic Elders lived here, besides its innumerable historical, cultural and natural values.
Helena, the mother of Byzantine Emperor Constantine, had stopped in Konya during her journey to Jerusalem for Hadj at AC 327; and saw the engraved temples here that are belong the first ages of Christianity.
www.hotelani.com /aboutkonya.asp   (1170 words)

  
 Konya, Turkey
Konya's old name was Ikoneum (Iconium), which according to a legend of Perseus and Medusa dates from this period.
Konya enjoyed a period of great prosperity under the well-known sultan Alaeddin Kaykobad (1219- 1237) who had learnt something of western culture in Constantinople.
Konya is the seventh largest city in Turkey.
www.planetware.com /turkey/konya-tr-kon-k.htm   (584 words)

  
 Ataman Hotel - Konya Ataturk Museum
The house, which is purchased by Konya Municipality from the treasury in 1927, has been registered in the name of Atatürk as an expression of thanks of Konya people to Atatürk and the expression "it is the gift of Konya people to Gazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha, the president" is included in its title deed.
In the museum, the role of Konya and Konya people in Independence War has been tried to be expressed with documents and photographs.
In the exhibition in the lower and upper halls of the museum, an integrity is tried to be provided with the panel and showcase and Atatürk's Konya visits are expressed with documents and photographs belonging to the pre- republic period in the ground floor.
www.atamanhotel.com /konya/konyaataturkmuseum.html   (384 words)

  
 Museums of Konya, Konya Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Archaeological findings from Konya and its surrounding region are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum which is situated to the west of the Sahipata Kulliye in Konya.
Konya Archaeological Museum is important for the light it throws on the pre-Seljuk periods and the art and culture of the pre-lslamic periods in Konya and the surrounding region.
In the showcases are representational, patterned and inscribed stucco relieves from the interior decorations of the Konya Seljuk House.
www.istanbulportal.com /istanbulportal/Konya2.aspx   (866 words)

  
 Konya, Turkey - Mersina: Information about Turkey
Ivriz is one, 168 kms east of Konya, which comprises one of the finest Neo-Hittite reliefs in the country, representing a king and the fertility god of the time.
Beysehir, 94 kms west of Konya, is founded on the shores of Lake Beysehir, the third largest in the country.
This land, 130 km northwest of Konya, is the birth-place of the famous Turkish humorist Nasreddin Hoca, whose mausoleum is here.
www.mersina.com /Turkey/C_Anatolia/Konya   (621 words)

  
 Konya: Travel Notes
Konya is known to be the most religious and conservative city in the country.
Konya is not a major tourist spot, so naturally foreigners get a lot of attention (as if they did not get enough attention elsewhere in Turkey).
I stayed for only one night in Konya, and was the only passenger on the large bus to Cappadocia.
www.cs.washington.edu /homes/wchan/travel/konya.html   (835 words)

  
 Konya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
When we speak of Konya, the first thing that we are reminded of is the Mausoleum of Mevlana.
It was subjected to the Mongolian invasion after the year 1243, and the Ottomans captured Konya in 1467 and included it in their domain.
There are many Seljukian mausoleums in Konya, the most important of which is the Mausoleum of Mevlana that has become to be accepted as the symbol of the city.
www.aristotours.com /about_turkey/konya.htm   (365 words)

  
 The History of Sports in Konya
Konya which takes an important part with its population in Turkiye, is also the biggest city by its area on which it is located.
One year later, Konya Idmanyurdu was founded by jeweler Necati and his brother Sirri, Selahattin and Seyfi -sons of Ismail Hakki Bey; one of the inspectors of 'Halk Partisi',Kasikci Necati, and colonel Rafet Caglar and was registered with its colours 'green-white' under the management of one of the officers of Ziraat Bankasi.
At last the governer of Konya Refik Sefik Soyer, in that period, gave the place on which Ataturk Stadium is located and which belongs to 'Genclik ve Spor Genel Mudurlugu' today, as a present to the youth of Konya.
www.konya-gsim.gov.tr /document/history.htm   (600 words)

  
 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Central Anatolia/Konya-Sultanhan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bahaeddin finally acceded to the sultan’s request in 1228 and he taught in Konya until his death in 1231.
Finally he died on December 17, 1273, was buried in Konya, and a tomb was built upon his sarcophagus.
There is one silk carpet in the collection with 144 knots per square centimeter (924 knots per square inch) which is considered to be the most expensive carpet in the world.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/anatolia/ana1.htm   (1803 words)

  
 Konya, Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Situated at an altitude of 1016 meters in the south central region of the vast Anatolian steppe, the city of Konya is famous far beyond the borders of Turkey.
It was during this period that Rumi came to live in Konya.
The former monastery of the whirling dervishes of Konya was converted into a museum in 1927.
www.sacredsites.com /middle_east/turkey/konya.htm   (1492 words)

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