Meram is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Meram is one of the central districts of Konya along with the districts of Karatay and Selçuklu. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 267,878 of which 231,386 live in the urban center of Meram.
A picnic area in Meram
Location of Meram within Turkey.
|• Mayor||Serdar Kalaycı (AKP)|
|• District||1,680.21 km2 (648.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,037 m (3,402 ft)|
|• District density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Meram is twinned with:
- Ali Kireş (born 1991), footballer
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