Over 2 million foreigners visited Turkey in April

Number of foreign visitors rose by 18.1 percent year-on-year

Over 2 million foreigners visited Turkey in April

World Bulletin / News Desk

The number of foreigners who arrived in Turkey in April increased by 18.1 percent year-on-year, said the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Tuesday.

Data from the Tourism Ministry revealed that more than 2 million foreign visitors (2,070,322) had arrived in Turkey in April, the highest number recorded so far this year.

In the first four months of 2017, nearly 6 million foreign visitors have come to Turkey.

In April, 40.40 percent (836,412) of visitors arrived in Istanbul.

In addition, 501,259 foreign visitors (24.21 percent) arrived via the Mediterranean province of Antalya and 221,616 visitors (10.70 percent) arrived though the northwestern province of Edirne, which is close to the Greek border.

The statistics showed that Germany provided the most visitors (262,730) in April. Followed 181,865 Russians and 180,478 Georgians.

 

Last Mod: 30 Mayıs 2017, 14:56
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