Iranians top list of tourist arrivals in Turkey

June 3, 2018

TEHRAN – Iranians made up the highest number of travelers to Turkey during the first five months of the year.

Over 850,000 Iranians visited Turkey from January to May and the figure has doubled compared to the same period in 2017, based on statistics compiled by Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, IRNA reported.

Iran is followed by Germany and Georgia with 666,000 and 651,000 travelers respectively, the report said. 

Some 2.5 million Iranians visited Turkey in 2017, a considerable rise of 50.2 percent from 1.66 million in 2016, according to its Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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