Management style Republic
90 percent is Muslim
Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq's Syria, Greece, Bulgary and Cyprus are its neighbors
Population: Approximately 70 million
Capital: Ankara (about 4 million)
Largest city of 17 million people is Istanbul
Languages: Turkish, but in tourism there are English, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch-speaking, etc.
Time difference with West-Europe: 1 hour
Visa: A visa required for citizens of Norway to enter Turkey is available at the airport.
Costs p.p.: 20 Euro
Currency: New Turkish Lira (YTL). 100 NKR = about 22 TL
Banks: Banks and exchange offices are in all big places. All international credit cards can be used.
Vaccinations: None required. For more information, please contact your doctor or vaccinations office.
Shopping: including turkey, asian countries provide a paradise in shopping in handmade carpets, gold, leather and clothing.
Phone: Norwegian GSM network available.
Electricity: 220volt. An adapter is not necessary.
Medical assistance: On all the major tourist sites, English, Norwegian, German langued, etc. staff / doctor offices and a number of hospitals are available.