Number of Iranian citizens visiting Turkey revealed
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The number of tourists from Iran visiting Turkey amounted to 120,527 people in January 2020, which is 24.77 percent more compared to January 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told Trend on Feb. 26.
The share of Iranian citizens in total number of foreigners visiting Turkey in January 2020 reached 6.74 percent.
In January 2020, over 1.7 million tourists visited Turkey, which is 16.11 percent more compared to the same month of 2019. In this month, the number of tourists visiting Istanbul exceeded 1 million people, while the number of tourists visiting Antalya amounted to 152,976.
In 2019, over 2.1 million tourists from Iran visited Turkey, which is 5.05 percent less compared to 2018.
The share of Iranian citizens in total number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 2019 exceeded 4.67 percent.
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