Most popular transport for visiting Turkey named
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 11
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
As many as 505,325 people out of 718,097 tourists, who visited Turkey in March 2020, arrived by air, which is nearly 70.4 percent of the total number of visitors, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey told Trend on May 11.
According to the ministry, in the reporting month, 15,158 tourists arrived in Turkey by sea, which is 2.11 percent of the total number of tourists.
Reportedly, 197,614 tourists arrived in Turkey by road and rail.
Some 102,791 tourists arrived in the Turkish province of Antalya, and 372,710 tourists arrived in Istanbul.by air in March of this year.
The ministry said that in March 2020, 718,097 tourists visited Turkey, which is 67.83 percent less compared to March 2019.
Around 4.238 million tourists visited Turkey from January through March 2020, which is 22.11 percent more compared to the same period in 2019.
Around 901,723 tourists from Azerbaijan visited Turkey in 2019, which is 5.03 percent more compared to 2018.
Azerbaijani citizens accounted for 2 percent of the total number of foreigners visiting Turkey from January through December 2019.
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