According to the news of the tourism news Center, the news source of the tourism sector in Turkey, the number of foreign tourists coming to Turkey in April 2023 increased by 29.03 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 3 million 321 thousand 824, according to the data announced by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 9.5 million tourists came to Turkey in the first 4 months.
While a total of 9 million 533 thousand 933 foreign tourists came to the country in the first 4 months of the year, with the addition of citizens residing abroad, the total number of tourists visiting the country in the first 4 months of the year reached approximately 11.1 million.
In the January-April period of 2023, Russia ranked first with a share of 12.10 percent with 1.1 million people, Germany ranked second with a share of 10.14 percent with 966 thousand 336 people, Bulgaria ranked third with a share of 8.37 percent with 797 thousand 956 people.
Iran and England (United Kingdom) followed Bulgaria.