Turkey's Tourism Rate Record Highs in 2019

According to statistics by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, tourism in Turkey increased significantly in 2019 by 17.17% compared to last year, 2018.

Statistics show that during August 2019, the number of tourists in Turkey reached a record high, 6,307,507,508, including 84,888 migrants.

Ranking of Cities According to the Percentage of Tourism in Turkey

The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced the ranking of cities according to the percentage of tourism in Turkey 2019, as follows:

Antalya ranked first among Turkey's most tourist-attracting cities, with 2,479,479,217 tourists and 39.31% of total tourists.

Istanbul ranked second in terms of the number of tourists, with 1,540,540,120 tourists, with a 24.42% rate of the total number of tourists.

Mugla came in third with 656,618 tourists, accounting for 10% of the total number of tourists.

Tourism in Turkey

Tourism in Edirne reached 7.62% to be the fourth largest tourist-attracting Turkish city, with 480,771 tourists.

Artvin ranked fifth with 287,776 tourists, achieving an increase of 4.56% of the total tourists.

Ranking

City

Number of Tourists

Percentage

1

Antalya

2,479,479,217

39.31%

2

Istanbul

1,540,540,120

24.42%

3

Mugla

656,618

10%

4

Edirne

480,771

7.62%

5

Artvin

287,776

4.56%

 

The number of Tourists Increased by 14.72% in the First 8 Months

According to statistics from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the percentage of tourism in Turkey during the first 8 months of 2019 has grown by 14.72% compared to last year, 2018. Foreign tourists visiting Turkey reached 31,394,000, including 343,995 migrants.

 

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