Turkey attracts over 31M visitors in 8 months
ISTANBUL- Anadolu Agency
The number of foreigners visiting the country soared 14.7% in the January-August period on an annual basis, according to the data.
The Mediterranean resort city of Antalya was the top destination for tourists, hosting 33.3% of all visitors -- around 10.3 million.
The historic metropolis of Istanbul followed with 32.2% or over 9.98 million foreign visitors in the same period.
Northwestern Edirne province, which borders both Bulgaria and Greece, received the third-highest number of foreigners, with 2.99 million during the first eight months.