BC opium name Built by the Hittites in the years 1340 and continues to this day the castle's reputation and approximately 2300 additional years from the poppy plant has received.
Afyon'un İngilizce Tarihi.Forum Alev
BC Starting from the year 7000 to the present location is within the boundaries of our province Hittite, Phrygian, Grecian, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman civilizations, such as prevailed.
Seljuk Turks conquered Anatolia in the year 1071 as a result of Afyon has passed under the domination of the Turks. Parts of the city after a period of Seljuk State Sahipoğulları'nın remained in the hands. The result of domestic relations management 1341'den The city Germiyanoğulları'nın II. Yakup Yildirim Beyazit by the time of the Ottoman Empire Bey joined (1390). Ankara War (1402) after the destruction by Timur's soldiers, the city passed into the hands of re-Yakup Bey and his death (1428) on, need to advocate for certain inputs to the Ottoman sovereignty. Fatih Sultan Mehmet Karaman Expedition during the strategic capability, so military action was one of the main centers. XVII. Century emerged under the influence of Celali riots also took here. Deli brother Hasan Kütahya Celali Karayazi come to the barracks could not get the (1602) extensive destruction caused in the city.
Armistice Treaty of Peace (8-9 December 1918) immediately after the British, French and Italian troops entered Ottoman territory in places. In the meantime, was placed on April 16, 1919, the French Afyon station. Two officers and 262 formed erden May 21, 1919, an Italian troops also arrived in Afyon. These units to the Greeks left their place March 17, 1920. Very short time after the first invasion by the Greeks for the second time July 13, 1921 Opium was occupied and Afyon 1 year 1 month 25 days remained under Greek occupation. Grand Assault Breakthrough began in Afyon. Greek forces were defeated and the city was liberated August 27, 1922. This date is celebrated as Independence Day in Afyon.