Konya is a noteworthy city in south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau and is the seventh-most-crowded city in Turkey with a metropolitan populace of more than 2.1 million. Konya is a financially and mechanically created city and the capital of Konya Province. After its triumph by Turkish clans, Konya turned into the capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum Anatolia 1077– 1308 and the Karamanids thirteenth century– 1487. Unearthings have demonstrated that the locale was possessed amid the Late Copper Age, around 3000 BC. The city went under the impact of the Hittites around 1500 BC. Later it was surpassed by the Sea Peoples in around 1200 BC.
The Phrygians set up their kingdom in focal Anatolia in the eighth century BC. Xenophon portrays Iconium, as the city was called, as the last city of Phrygia. The area was overpowered by Cimmerian intruders c. 690 BC. It was later piece of the Persian Empire, until the point that Darius III was crushed by Alexander the Great in 333 BC. Alexander's domain destitute up not long after his passing and the town went under the administer of Seleucus I Nicator. Amid the Hellenistic time frame the town was managed by the rulers of Pergamon. As Attalus III, the last ruler of Pergamon, was going to kick the bucket without a beneficiary, he gave his kingdom to the Roman Republic.