Uşak is a gateway between the Aegean and Central Anatolian Regions. It hosted many civilizations since 4000s BCE, especially Phrygians and Lydians. Another factor increasing the historical and geographical importance of Uşak is that the city is located at the key point of the King's Road, which connects the Aegean and Mesopotamia through trade and culture.
The city, which was called ‘Temenothytia” in ancient times, has a history dating back to 4000s BCE. Since Uşak has hosted many different civilizations throughout history, it shows the traces of many cultures. Uşak, bearing the traces of the Old and Modern Age, is an outstanding city that makes itself renowned for its natural beauties as well as historical sites.