ÇATALHÖYÜK AND SİLLE TRIP IN KONYA | Erasmus experience Konya

ÇATALHÖYÜK AND SİLLE TRIP IN KONYA


There are 5 universities in Konya, which is located in central anatolia and is an important tourism, education, industry and agriculture center of Turkey. The city has more 100 museums, mosques, historical and natural places worth seeing. Sille is a historical neighborhood of Konya. Its 1650-year-old AYA ELENI church, which is the first known church in Anatolia, is worth visiting, with its caves of worship and historical monuments.

Konya is the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk state and the Karamanoğlu principality.

                  ÇATALHÖYÜK, which is a Neolithic and Chalcolithic settlement, dating back 9,000 years, is the second oldest known settlement in the world, in Konya. The eastern settlement consists of a settlement that reached a height of 20 meters from the plain during the last Neolithic Age. The main difference of Çatalhöyük from other neolithic settlements is that it has gone beyond a village settlement and is experiencing the urbanization phase. It is accepted that more than 8 thousand people live. BC in the excavations. 18 Neolithic settlement layers dated between 7400 and 6200 B.C. were unearthed.


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