IN accordance with the data of the Ministry Turkey for 2018 called for 39 468 492 foreigners, among whom Russians are 5 986 184. Second place is occupied by citizens of Germany – 4 489 071, third place is occupied by citizens of Bulgaria – 2 412 045 people.

In 2017, 4.7 million Russians visited Turkey, compared to 2016, the number of tourists increased by almost 6 times.  In 2017, 32.4 million tourists visited Turkey, which is 27.8% higher than in 2016.