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Turkey announced record high tourist arrivals in 2014

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Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik announced the total number of tourist arrivals to Turkey in 2014. Turkey's tourist arrivals increased 5.5 percent compare to 2013.

A total of 36.837.900 tourists are visited Turkey last year; an increase of 5.52% from 34.910.098 tourists in 2013.

Minister stated that there are around 5 million Turkish citizens who are residents in Europe but visit Turkey each year. “If we add them, the number of Turkey’s visitors will come close to 42 million. That moves us close to be the fifth most visited country" he said.

According to a UNWTO 2014 report, Italy ranked the fifth most visited country with 47 million tourists, one spot ahead of Turkey.

  2013 2014 Change
GERMANY 5.041.323 5.250.036 4,14
RUSSIAN FED. 4.269.306 4.479.049 4,91
U.K. 2.509.357 2.600.360 3,63
GEORGIA 1.769.447 1.755.289 -0,80
BULGARİA 1.582.912 1.693.591 6,99
IRAN 1.196.801 1.590.664 32,91
The NETHERLANDS 1.312.466 1.303.730 -0,67
FRANCE 1.046.010 1.037.152 -0,85
IRAQ 730.639 857.246 17,33
GREECE 703.168 830.841 18,16
USA 785.971 784.917 -0,13
ITALY 731.784 697.360 -4,70
SWEDEN 692.186 667.551 -3,56
BELGIUM 651.596 660.857 1,42
AZERBAIJAN 630.754 657.684 4,27
UKRAINE 756.187 657.051 -13,11
AUSTRIA 518.273 512.339 -1,14
POLAND 423.129 510.569 20,67
KAZAKHISTAN 425.773 437.971 2,86
ROMANIA 395.214 426.585 7,94
DENMARK 402.818 408.287 1,36
SWITZERLAND 379.344 394.458 3,98
SAUDI ARABİA 234.220 341.786 45,93
NORWAY 412.870 326.292 -20,97
SPAIN 290.422 283.926 -2,24
LIBYA 264.266 267.501 1,22
S. KOREA 187.040 248.910 33,08
FINLAND 219.044 228.138 4,15
TRNC 216.881 227.612 4,95
CZECH REP. 217.254 226.189 4,11
BELARUS 200.659 223.975 11,62
AUSTRALIA 190.457 200.730 5,39
CHINA 138.876 199.746 43,83
CANADA 199.497 190.116 -4,70
SERBIA 169.988 189.396 11,42
ISRAEL 164.917 188.608 14,37
TÜRKMENISTAN 148.709 180.395 21,31
JAPAN 174.150 170.550 -2,07
LEBANON 143.629 161.274 12,29
ALGERIA 118.189 160.052 35,42
MACEDONIA 140.793 156.138 10,90
UZBEKISTAN 129.292 143.354 10,88
SLOVAKIA 127.455 136.899 7,41
KUWAIT 88.238 133.128 50,87
MOLDOVA 111.915 132.338 18,25
JORDAN 102.871 131.329 27,66
HUNGARY 97.074 119.977 23,59
INDIA 95.014 119.503 25,77
EGYPT 107.437 108.762 1,23
LITHUANIA 90.180 106.469 18,06
IRELAND 112.665 105.001 -6,80
TUNUS 91.683 100.612 9,74
OTHER 2.969.955 3.115.607 4,90
TOTAL 34.910.098 36.837.900 5,52
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