Foreign tourist arrivals in Turkey climbed to more than 1.5 million in February, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The number of foreigners visiting the country was 1.54 million in February, up 186.5% from the same month of previous year, the Ministry said.
Istanbul, Turkeye’s biggest city by population, was the primary point of border entry for foreigners last month with 956,482 visitors using it.
It was followed by the northwestern city Edirne with 181,665 foreigners and the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya with 131,960 visitors.
Germans and Bulgarians had a share of over 8.3% of all visitors each with approximately 128,000 apiece. They were followed by visitors from Iran with 120,475.