Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük, also Çatal Höyük or Çatal Hüyük, was a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic proto-city settlement in southern Anatolia in today's Konya Province. The site existed from approximately 7500 BC to 5700 BC, and flourished around 7000 BC. Çatalhöyük was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Konya Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Eighth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Neolithic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük

Date of Inscription: 2012

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