Tag Archives: Turkey

Economy of Turkey

According to estimates, Turkey’s GDP in 2002 at purchasing power parity of currencies was $468 billion, GDP per capita was $7,000. GDP and GDP per capita at the current exchange rate in 2001 were $147.7 billion and $2,124, respectively. According to the World Bank classification, Turkey belongs to the subgroup of low-income countries and ranks… Read More »

Turkey Culture and Traditions

Although the infrastructure network has significantly improved in the last decades of the twentieth century, a large majority of the Turkish population lives in agricultural villages that are often almost isolated, where the weight of community traditions greatly affects the lives of individuals, despite an increasingly bitter conflict with the “western” suggestions induced for example… Read More »

Istanbul Airport (IST)

Istanbul Airport is the most important international airport in Istanbul. The airport guide contains information on important contact details, terminal facilities, public transport and accommodation options on site. Current: On April 6, 2019, all commercial passenger flights were moved from Istanbul Ataturk Airport, the city’s former main airport, to Istanbul Airport. Information: Information desks (Tel:… Read More »

Events in Istanbul

Fashion fair The international IFEXPO trade fair exhibits fashion innovations twice a year. The Istanbul International Fashion Fair takes place in the Tüyap exhibition and exhibition center. The spring event has the latest trends for the coming season and offers numerous catwalk presentations and shopping opportunities. In February and July, consumers and retailers will find… Read More »

Istanbul Travel Guide

Istanbul City Overview It is well known: Istanbul is a bridge between cultures where the east meets the west. But with almost 15 million inhabitants, the largest city in Turkey is considered an important cultural liaison with good reason. How many other cities have ancient mosques to offer in close proximity to modern skyscrapers? Before… Read More »