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