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The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey increased by 151% in January

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that the number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey increased by 151.41% annually in January. Istanbul, Edirne and Antalya took the first three places in the number of visitors.

In January 2022, the number of foreigners visiting our country increased by 151.41% compared to the same month of the previous year.

According to the provisional data received from the General Directorate of Security, the number of foreigners visiting our country in January 2022 increased by 151.41% compared to the same month of the previous year and became 1 million 281 thousand 666.

According to the statement made by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2 thousand 189 (0.17%) of the foreign visitors who came to our country in January were excursionists.

The top 5 provinces in the ranking of the border gates that foreign visitors coming to our country most frequently enter in January are as follows:

1-Istanbul 61.76% (791 578)
2-Edirne 11.55% (148 016)
3-Antalya 9.19% (117 801)
4-Artvin 2.98% (38 224)
5-Sirnak 2.41% (30 951)

Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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