The number of foreigners visiting Turkey increased by 308.48% in May compared to the same month of the previous year, according to data released by the Culture and Tourism Ministry on Monday.
The ministry revealed that some 3,824,555 people visited the country in the month.
The top five provinces whose border gates were used the most frequently by foreign visitors coming to Turkey in May were Istanbul, Antalya on the Mediterranean coast, northwestern Edirne, southwestern Muğla and northern Artvin, respectively.
Meanwhile, in the January-May period of 2022, the number of foreigners visiting Turkey also increased by 207.1% year-over-year.
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the said period reached 11.3 million.
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