Number of Kyrgyz tourists visiting Turkey revealed
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 7
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
In April 2018, 10,573 Kyrgyz tourists visited Turkey, which is by 2,621 people more compared to April 2017, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry told Trend.
The ministry noted that over the recent years, Turkey recorded an increase in the number of tourists from Turkmenistan.
Kyrgyz citizens accounted for 0.4 percent of the total number of foreigners, who visited Turkey in April 2018, compared to 0.38 percent in April 2017.
In April 2018, more than 2.7 million foreign tourists visited the country, which is 28.27 percent more compared to the same period in 2017.
In the first quarter of 2018, 7.263 million tourists visited Turkey.
During the period, every tourist spent $723 in Turkey.
Turkey's tourism income grew 31.3 percent in the first quarter of 2018 as compared to the same period last year
The country's tourism income totaled $4.425 billion during the period. During the period, 76.1 percent of the total income accounted for foreign citizens and 23.9 percent accounted for the Turkish citizens living abroad.
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