Within next 10 years, after completion of current projects Karaman will be a center in energy and food sectors

1-Karaman Organized Industrial Agriculture Zone

*There are 15 plants that produce UHT milk, yoghurt, cheese and milk powder in our city. Three of these plants are large scale and two of these facilities have a capacity of 1000 tons/day and the other has a capacity of 300 tons/day.

*Karaman Agriculture Based Industry(Milk) Organized Industrial Zone that will be established on 250 ha land; will have 50 facilities with 5300 milch cow capacity. Location selection is finalized and the process of determining the enterprising committeecontinues.

*Strong livestock sector, due to region-specific sheep breed and knowledge and experience from the past.

*Due to 4 feed facilities with large capacity and large grassland in the city; low feed cost.

2-Karaman Energy Specialized Industrial Zone

*It was decided to establish Energy Industrial Zone in Karaman. The studies on the establishment of this region continue. Total area size is 16.280,000 m2 Solar energy potential will have an installed capacity of 822 MW

*Annual total solar radiation value of Karaman is 654,96 Kwh/m2-year. The same value for Turkey is 601,32 Kwh/m2-year.

*While the Sunshine Duration of Karaman is 8,24 hours/day, the same value for Turkey is 7.5 hour/day.(Year average)

*The city that produces 3 times the electrical energy consumption.


3-High Speed Train Project

*Karaman Konya - Karaman Mersin dual carriageway for cargo transportation and railroad track reneval.

*The high speed train construction between Konya and Karaman is completed. Passenger transport will start very soon. The distance between Konya and Karaman will decrease from 1 hour 15 minutes to 40 minutes.

*The travel times with high speed train are shortened . 2.5 hours between Karaman and Ankara; 5.5 hours between Karaman and İstanbul.

*High-speed train construction from Karaman to Mersin continues.

4-Karaman 2nd Organized Industrial Zone

*In 2015, the application to establish the 2nd Industrial Zone in our province is sent to the Ministry of Industry and Technology. Total area of the 2nd Industrial Zone will be 194 hectares in order to meet the industrial investment demands in our province.

*The geological survey report of the planned area is prepared by the Provincial Special Adminisration . The Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry changed the legal status of this area. But this change will be approved by the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry. The process is in progress.

5-Logistics Center Project

*Karaman OIZ Cargo Terminal will be established on 400 decare land for loading, unloading, container stock and customs activities.In addition, 300 decareof land was included in the project as an expension area.

*According to feasibility study, 1 million tons of transport capacity will be provided, and total 364 thousand m2 of logistics area will be provided to our city.

*Thanks to the railway construction between Karaman and Mersin and Karaman Railway Logistic Center, the products will be delivered to the Mersin port safely in a shorter time.


6-Karaman Free Zone

*In the Organized Industrial Zone, zoning regulatory works for the declaration of free zone which has 2 million m2 area have been prepared . The company of the Free Zone is founded. The feasibility study is implemented.

*The land for the establishment of the free zone was purchased and the process of the conducting a business contract with the Ministry of Commerce is being carried out.

*Process for for infrastructure, ground survey, settlement, wastewater projects are ongoing. The process is in progress.


7-Karaman Airport Project

*Karaman Airport Project was taken into the National Investment Program.

*The new airport that is planned to be built in Sudurağı Town; is going to be 20 kms to the city centre and 60 kms to Ereğli district of Konya . The Karaman Airport will be established over 378.000 ha of area.

*The design, ground works and environmental works have been completed and the Project is supposed to be finished by three years


8-Karaman Technopark Project

*In 2016, a Management Company was established.

*In 2017, Technopark area was determined and the land allocated. Regarding the Karaman Technology Zone / Karaman Technopark; The architectural project, settlemet, construction and design of the facilities are in progress.