Sites & cities that bear the name of Çayönü


Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 8,630 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,800 B.C.E

Description : Çayönü Tepesi is a Neolithic settlement in southeastern Turkey which prospered from circa 8,630 to 6,800 BC. It is located forty kilometres north-west of Diyarbakır, at the foot of the Taurus mountains. It lies near the Boğazçay, a tributary of the upper Tigris River and the Bestakot, an intermittent stream.

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