Şereflikoçhisar is a town and district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 148 km south of the city of Ankara. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 35,9898 of which 29,091 live in the town of Şereflikoçhisar and the remainder in surrounding villages.
The area is a flat dry plain, the only water being Hirfanlı reservoir and the salt lake Lake Tuz. The countryside is inhospitable, with minerals extracted from the salt lake being a major source of income. Therefore the rural population is migrating to nearby towns or abroad.The name comes from the Seljuk Turkish castle of Koçhisar and the prefix Şerefli meaning honourable was added by Atatürk in recognition of the many men of the town lost at the battle of Gallipoli.