Number of tourists increased 5.33 percent in January

The number of foreigners who visited Turkey in January increased by 5.33 percent compared to the same period last year.

Istanbul was visited by more than 918,000 foreign tourists and became the leader of the Turkish destination, which is more than 59%.

According to the temporary data from the Directorate General of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of foreigners visiting Turkey in January was increased by 5.33 percent compared to the same month last year, and 1 million 539 thousand 496.

0,49 percent of these people, the corresponding 539 thousand 496 ‘ s created the daily.

The most foreign visitors in the month were listed as follows:

1-Istanbul-59.69 percent (918 thousand 949 people)
2-Edirne-12.38 percent (190 thousand 617 people)
3-Artvin-7.72 percent (118 thousand 912 people)
4-Antalya-7.60 percent (116 thousand 979 people)
5-Ankara-1.92 percent (29 thousand 542 people)