Turkey is one of the most southern and eastern countries in Europe. It has traditionally been the melting pot of Europe and Asia. The current culture has strong influences from Middle Eastern cultures as well. Turkey is famous for its warm and beautiful beaches as well as its ancient ruins, mosques and architecture. Surprisingly the country also has a few ski resorts and during the winter skiing is a popular sport in the central parts of the country. Shopping is also popular even though haggling is necessary.

Population: 77,805,000
Capital city: Ankara
Neighboring countries: Greece, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria
Official language: Turkish
Skill level of the English language : Weak / Moderate
Emergency numbers: 112 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: Turkish lira (TRY)
Electric plugs: C, F
Voltage: 230 V
Tipping in a restaurant: At an inexpensive establishment a small tip (5% or so) is appreciated but not necessary. In midrange and high-end restaurants a 10-15% tip is normally expected.
Time in destination: Apr 15, 2021, 4:55:17 AM

Destination list

From country Turkey there are following 8 vacation destinations:

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