Founded 9 thousand years ago in the Cumra town of Konya, Catalhoyuk is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Among the earliest human settlements in history, Catalhoyuk reveals a variety of lifestyles.
Consisting of two mounds to the east and the west, Catalhoyuk settlements had been continuously inhabited for 2 thousand years. The people of this territory constituted the first agricultural societies. With its past dense population, sophisticated culture and art world, Catalhoyuk carries universal significance for the area.