Konya has the largest area in Turkey. It is the seventh most populous city in Turkey. Konya is an economically and industrially developed city and the capital of Konya Province. Konya was historically the capital of the Seljuq Sultanate of Rum Karamanids.
Climate Information :
Konya has a cold semi-arid climate. Summers are hot and arid. It generally stars end of May and lasts until the mid-September. Winters are cold and most of time it stars from November and lasts until mid-march. Due to Konya's high altitude and its dry summers, nightly temperatures in the summer months are cool.
Turkish State Meteorological Service - http://www.mgm.gov.tr/
Necmettin Erbakan University consists of 15 faculties, 5 Vocational Schools, 4 Institutes, 6 Coordination Offices and 13 Research Centers. With its deep-rooted faculties that formerly established and incorporated to our university, we continue our activities with a view to becoming a university ''Looking to the Future with Confidence''.
Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine was 1982 which aims to educate students who are productive, innovative, inguisitive and self confident. The mission of our Faculty is to bring up doctors who catchs up with the era in health technology and philosophy of medical education with always chasing up success.
Student dormitory is in the city center. It is 20 minutes away from Hospital by bus. You can also use special hospital bus.
Airport- Hospital Transportation : You can use 'Havas' thet will cost you 10 turkish liras to go central places and hospital. http://www.havas.net/tr
Konya has tramway and bus networks in the city center. You need to get ticket (Konya e-card) for tramways and buses. (Konya card for 1 passing limit = 2.50 turkish liras )
you can also find more information about bus network from this link: http://atus.konya.bel.tr/
Konya is connected to Ankara, Eskisehir and Istanbul via the high-speed railway services of the Turkish State Railways.
Mevlana Museum : The Mevlana Museum is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlana or Rumi. For all people, the main reason to come to Konya is to visit the Mevlana Museum, the former lodge of the whirling dervishes.
The museum is the icon of Konya. For further information http://muze.semazen.net/
Sille Village and Aya Elena Church : Sille is a small Turkish village, near the town of Konya. It was inhabited by Greeks who had been living there in peaceful coexistence with the near by Turks of Konya for over 800 years.
Aya Elena Church is situated in Sille, district of Konya. This church is one of the oldest churches in Anatolia which shows that it has a very deep and rich historical tissue. With this aspect, symbol of Christianity has been visited by domestic and foreign tourist today from past.
Lake Beysehir : Surrounded by mountains with snowy peaks all seasons, Beysehir is the thirt largest lake of anatolia. It is a cultural treasure in the bosom of nature, nesting a historical heritage. There are some nice fish restaurants near the lake.
Tropical Butterfly Garden : It is the largest butterfly flight area in Europe. It has 10 thousand butterflys in it.