Turkiye sees over 1.5M foreign tourist arrivals in February

Foreign tourist arrivals last month jump 186% year-on-year

Foreign tourist arrivals in Turkiye climbed to more than 1.5 million in February, according to official data released on Monday.

The number of foreigners visiting Turkiye was 1.54 million in February,up 186.5% from the same month of previous year, according to the Culture and Tourism Ministry data.

Istanbul, Turkiye’s biggest city by population, was the primary point of border entry for foreigners last month with 956,482 visitors using it.

It was followed by the northwestern city Edirne with 181,665 foreigners and the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya with 131,960 visitors.

Germans and Bulgarians had a share of over 8.3% of all visitors each with approximately 128,000 apiece. They were followed by visitors from Iran with 120,475.


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