Number of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan citizens' visits to Turkey increases
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.4
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
The number of tourists from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan visiting Turkey amounted to 9,302 people and 3,132 people respectively in November 2019, which is 23.5 percent and 4.5 percent more compared to the same period of last year, Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told Trend.
The share of Kyrgyz citizens in the total number of foreigners visiting Turkey in November 2019 amounted to 0.4 percent, whereas share of Tajiks visiting Turkey was 0.1 percent.
The ministry also said that from January through November 2019, over 112,839 tourists from Kyrgyzstan visited Turkey, which is 4.9 percent more compared to the same period of 2018.
In turn, number of Tajik citizens who visited Turkey over the period from January through November amounted to 41,101 people, which is 7.5 percent more than during the same period of last year.
Share of Kyrgyz citizens in the total number of foreigners visiting Turkey amounted to 0.3 percent during 11 months, whereas share of Tajiks visiting Turkey was 0.1 percent.
In November 2019, 2.1 million tourists visited Turkey, which is 11.4 percent more compared to November 2018, a source in the ministry said.
From January through November 2019, 42.9 million tourists visited Turkey, which is 14.3 percent more compared to the same period of 2018, the ministry said.
Over the first 11 months of 2019, over 14.4 million tourists visited Antalya, and over 13.7 million tourists visited Istanbul, while over 14.6 million tourists visited the other Turkish cities.
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