A scene from Bozkır
Location of Bozkır within Konya province.
|• Mayor||Mustafa Uyar (MHP)|
|• District||1,459.59 km2 (563.55 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,119 m (3,671 ft)|
|• District density||20/km2 (51/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The town occupied a central position in ancient Isauria. The name Bozkır means steppe in Turkish and after the Turkish settlement in early Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate period, Bozkır was initially the name given to the region extending between the present-day Bozkır town marked by Çarşamba Stream and the lands around neighboring Seydişehir. The name Bozkır was eventually adopted for the town.
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