Turkey hosted a total of 26 million 195 thousand 747 tourists and visitors in the first 7 months of 2022. Germany, the Russian Federation and the UK were the countries sending the most tourists, respectively.
According to the statistics of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of foreign tourists in total number increased by 128.28% compared to the first 7 months of 2021 and became 23 million 30 thousand 209.
According to the latest 6-month data published by TUIK, the total number of visitors exceeded 26 million as of July, with 3 million 165 thousand 538 foreigners visiting Turkey.
In the ranking of the countries sending the most tourists to Turkey, in the first 7 months, Germany ranked 1st with 2 million 992 thousand 551 visitors, with an increase of 137.36% compared to the same period of 2021, and Russia ranked 2nd with an increase of 41.36% and 2 million 197 thousand 331 visitors and UK (United Kingdom) ranked 3rd with an increase of 2036.01 and 1 million 810 thousand 248 visitors. Britain was followed by Bulgaria and Iran, respectively.
In July 2022, Turkey hosted 6 million 665 thousand 129 tourists with an increase of 52.84% compared to the same month of 2021.
In the ranking of the countries sending the most tourists, in July 2022, Germany was the 1st with 962 thousand 3 visitors, the Russian Federation was the 2nd with 741 thousand 419 visitors, and the UK (United Kingdom) was the 3rd with 545 thousand 973 visitors. England was followed by the Netherlands and Bulgaria.