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Germans top Turkey tourist list in first two months

24 March 2010 [14:13] - TODAY.AZ
Turkey hosted 1.7 million tourists in the first two months of 2010.
Culture & Tourism Ministry's web-site stated on Tuesday that the number of tourists, who visited Turkey in this period, increased 6.85 percent when compared to the same period of 2009.

Germany, with 15 percent, sent the highest number of tourists to Turkey, followed by Iran with 11.37 percent and Bulgaria with 9.11 percent.

These countries were followed by Georgia, Syria, Russia, Greece, Azerbaijan, Britain and France.

Turkey hosted 264,585 German tourists, 200,600 Iranian tourists and 160,639 Bulgarian tourists in January-February 2010.

/World Bulletin/

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