Eastern Express triples number of tourists visiting Ani

A nostalgic train line from the capital Ankara to the eastern province of Kars has tripled the number of people visiting the ancient city...

Wetlands by Turkeys Majestic Mountain a fascination for visitors

The natural wetland formed by melted snow and ice from Mount Ararat, the biggest mountain in Turkey, mesmerizes visitors. Located in the foothills of Mount...

Turkey handed work permits to more than 87,000 foreigners in 2017

Turkey granted over 87,000 work permits to foreign nationals in 2017, according to data from the country’s Labor and Social Security Ministry compiled by...

Submerged village resurfaces in Artvin after water level plunges in dam

A village in the Black Sea province of Artvin that submerged five years ago has reemerged after water levels in the nearby Deriner Dam...

Turkeys population surpasses 80 million mark

Turkey's population grew by nearly one million last year by 995,654, surpassing the 80 million mark with 810, 525 people, according to the Turkish...

Fatigued loggerhead rescued, taken for care in Bodrum

A Caretta caretta, or loggerhead sea turtle, was found by locals in Bodrum floating motionless in the water Sunday night. Rescued by the Search and...

Roman artifacts wash up on shore in Turkeys Bartin

Pieces of tombs and columns, believed to date back to the Roman era, have washed up on the shores of the Amasra district in...

Census taking and tax collection in the Ottoman Empire

Turkey's census results were announced last week, showing that the population now exceeds 80 million and Istanbul's is over 15 million. The Turkish Statistical...

Bodrums 600-year-old Sandıma village abandoned to meet its fate

A centuries old village in a mountainous area, one kilometer away from the Geris neighborhood in the western town of Bodrum, has become a...

Museums, ancient sites in Turkey start year with record

The number of visitors to museums and ancient sites increased by 57 percent in January this year.  Earnings from museums and ancient sites reached 14.5...

Most read

Most Comment