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Over 250,000 U.S. tourists visit Turkey in 1H2019

09 August 2019 [15:46] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend


In January-June 2019, 253,500 tourists from the U.S. visited Turkey, which is 33.70 percent more compared to the same period in 2018, Trend reports referring to Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The share of U.S. citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in January-June 2019 amounted to 1.40 percent.

In June 2019, 74,800 tourists from the U.S. visited Turkey, which is 34.35 percent more compared to June 2018. The share of U.S. citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in June 2019 amounted to 1.41 percent.

Turkey was visited by over 5.3 million tourists in June 2019, which is 18.05 percent more compared to June 2018.

During this period, over 1.3 million people visited Istanbul and 2.2 million people visited Antalya.

According to the ministry, 18.076 million people visited Turkey in January-June 2019, which is 13.20 percent more compared to the same period in 2018.

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