Turkey tourism plays an important role in strengthening the economic status of the country as a large number of tourists flock the region mainly because of its beaches and historical significance. Every year, the country witnesses a huge influx of vacationers from Japan, Ukraine, Germany and Russia. In recent years, the country has become more popular because of the much needed boost to health and cultural tourism in Turkey.
It is a big country covering an area of 783, 562 square kilometres knotted around eight countries encircling Turkey. These countries include Bulgaria, Syria, Greece, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaija and Georgia. The Black Sea lies to the north of the country, while the Mediterranean Sea partially covers the south and the Aegean Sea to the west.
Some of the world's most talked-about rivers in the history books the Tigris, Aras and the Euphrates have their sources from the eastern mountainous regions of the country. Mount Aarat offers the highest point at 5165 metres rendering scintillating views of the far-stretched plain lands and hills.
The reason why Turkey is a susceptible region that experiences higher degree of seismic activity is because of its location on a fault line. There are frequent volcanic eruptions and earthquakes disturbing the normal lifestyle and daily activities of people.
The various sites to visit in Turkey include palaces, mosques, bazaars in the ancient capital of Istanbul, Cevahir Mall, Ephesus, Pergamon, Troy, Pamukkale among others. The Cevahir Mall is regarded as the seventh largest and one of the biggest shopping malls in the world.
Due to its closeness to the sea, the country experiences hot dry summers, while mild to cool weather during the winter. The presence of the northern Black Sea close-by offers an oceanic climate which is characterised by cold wet winters and hot wet summers. Rainfall is very high in the northern region of the Black Sea coastline.
Come and make the most of your vacation at the beaches and enjoy your holidays.